Employers in All OSHA State-Plan-States Must Now Electronically Submit Injury/Illness Data

May 3, 2018

Affected employers in all 26 OSHA state-plan-states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands are now required to comply with OSHA’s 2016 recordkeeping rule changes. The changes require all affected employers to electronically submit data on recordable injuries and illnesses to OSHA.

This decision is a reversal of OSHA’s November 2017 position, which stated that employers in California, Maryland, Minnesota, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming, which haven’t adopted federal OSHA’s recordkeeping rule changes, are not required to submit their summary data.

Enforcement Dates

Injury/illness data from 2017 must be submitted by July 1, 2018.

Starting in 2019 and each year thereafter, the information from the preceding year must be submitted by March 2nd.

Learn More with these Resources

OSHA Electronic Submittal Information and Portal

MCAA Safety Bulletin

OSHA Final Rule

I’ve thanked the terrific MCAA staff. Now I want to thank all the terrific MCAA members (many of whom brought their families to Phoenix) for supporting MCAA by attending our convention. I sincerely hope everyone had a great time at #MCAA19.

Load More...
Related Articles
Enforcement of the electronic reporting requirements in OSHA's recently revised recordkeeping rule has been delayed once again, this time until December 31, 2017. …
Enforcement of OSHA's electronic reporting requirements in its recently revised recordkeeping rule starts in most states on December 15, 2017. However, some of the OSHA state-plan-states have not yet adopted the requirement to submit recordable workplace injury/illness data electronically. …
As anticipated, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule - Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses - is final and was published in the May 12, 2016 issue of the Federal Register. …