Date: Jan 19, 2001
The highly anticipated revised recordkeeping regulation sports a new, consolidated form number 300 log of occupational injuries and illnesses and a cosmetically rearranged form number 301 for recording data on individual cases. Written in OSHAs current "plain English" question/answer format, the final rule contains many more substantive differences from the proposed rule that will have an immediate and lasting impact on all employers.
Some of the more controversial revisions include required recording of cases in which there are:
The revised rule alters the manner in which employers must report data as well:
OSHA clarifies some previously nebulous requirements including:
Other changes that will cause employers to have to retrain employees responsible for maintaining the records:
Keller and Heckman LLP will conduct training seminars on the changes beginning in time for employers to comply with the new regulation. For additional information on the regulation, please contact David Sarvadi at 202-434-4249 or by e-mail
at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lawrence Halprin at 202-434-4177or by e-mail