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OSHA rule will help protect sensitive employee information

Medical Environment Update, May 1, 2019

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Just when you thought you were getting the hang of OSHA’s complicated injury and illness reporting rules, they’re changing again.

In an attempt to protect worker privacy, OSHA has issued a final rule that eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300 (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) and OSHA Form 301 (Injury and Illness Incident Report) to OSHA each year. However, these workplaces are still required to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses).

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