OSHA 300 Log Recordkeeping Requirements
This document provides an overview of the major recordkeeping concepts and to aid in ensuring your records are accurately tracked and managed. The OSHA 300 Log is required for this. Within 7 calendar days after you receive information about a case, you need to determine if the case is recordable under the OSHA recordkeeping requirements. Some of the aspects that should be considered include:
- If the incident occurs in the work environment
- If medical treatment is involved
- If time away from work is necessary due to the injury
In addition, once it is determined as being work-related, there are time reporting requirements for injuries, amputations, fatalities, etc. The annual summary and the OSHA 301 Incident Report forms must be retained for five (5) years following the end of the calendar year that these records cover. To read more, view the PDF included below.