When does an employer needs to report a workplace accident to OSHA?
September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
• Part Title: Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness
• Subpart: E
• Subpart Title: Reporting Fatality, Injury and Illness Information to the Government
• Standard Number: 1904.39
• Title: Reporting fatalities, hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye as a result of
work-related incidents to OSHA.
Within eight (8) hours after the death of any employee as a result of a work-related incident, you must report the fatality to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor.
Within twenty-four (24) hours after the in-patient hospitalization of one or more employees or an employee’s amputation or an employee’s loss of an eye, as a result of a work-related incident, you must report the in-patient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye to OSHA.
You must report the fatality, inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye using one of the following methods:
By telephone or in person to the OSHA Area Office that is nearest to the site of the incident.
By telephone to the OSHA toll-free central telephone number, 1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742).