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3-hr Virtual Seminar: OSHA Injury and Illness Record Keeping Compliance

Duration : 3 Hours

This course, has been approved for 3 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

Irwin Dobrushin, OSHA

Irwin Dobrushin has over 45 years of experience in the Environmental, Health, and Safety Profession. Mr. Dobrushin began his career as an OSHA Compliance Officer.  Throughout his career, he has supported the development of comprehensive environmental, health, and safety programs and services Read more

OSHA requires that businesses maintain a running account of injuries and illnesses that occur in the workplace. The logs must be completely and accurately filled in and completed. These figures must be reported to OSHA or other report collection agencies each year. Although not a recommended practice, some businesses use these figures as a measure of the success or failure of their safety programs. Over reporting injuries and illnesses or under reporting such numbers can result in problems, both internally in a company, as well as with the regulatory agency. Accurate reporting is imperative, and is a good tool to use in determining problem areas in the company’s business operation.

This course will detail what constitutes first aid v. medical treatment. It will demonstrate the forms used to collect data and how they are used. Examples of various workplace injuries and illnesses will be presented highlighting the importance of keeping good records. How to maintain the records and the requirements to have written documentation of programs such as a light duty policy. The course will also discuss how to collect data, how to use the data and how to analyze the data once collected.

Course Objectives:

Those responsible for maintaining filling out and recording injuries and illnesses are often confused by what should and should not be included in the OSHA recordkeeping forms. Over-reporting injuries and illnesses can be as serious as under-reporting injuries and illnesses, and can even lead to (uncomfortable) OSHA inquiries or (even) inspections. It is also difficult to know how to accurately account for time lost due to injuries and illnesses, especially in the case of a part-time work force. This webinar will help clarify what should be reported as an injury or illness, as well as how to account correctly for lost work time.

Many employers are also unsure about which forms should be used to initially report injuries and illness, and those that should be used for submission to OSHA or the proper reporting agency. This session will discuss these issues and will give some suggestions for maintaining any required confidentiality of the OSHA Injury and Illness data.

In addition, there have been recent changes in the OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping requirements that every business owner must know and must comply with.

Course Outline:

This 3-hour virtual seminar will help those tasked with filling out and maintaining OSHA Injury and Illness logs in the following:

• A complete description of how to fill out injury and illness reports
• Criteria to use in determining whether and injury or illness should be reported on the OSHA Log
• What constitutes an injury vs. what constitutes first aid?
• Understand the purpose of the OSHA Injury and Illness logs and forms
• How to calculate lost work days?  A discussion of filing reports, counting days away from work
• Techniques to assure that the information contained in the logs remains confidential
• How to use the data collected?
• How to calculate incidence rates and compare your business to similar businesses like yours
• Changes to the companies covered by the regulation and to the reporting requirements
• How to calculate injury and illness rates for their workplace?
• How to determine the difference between an injury and illness and first aid
• Determination of who should be included on the OSHA Log
• The importance of restricted work policies
• Conclusion

What You Get:

• Training Materials
• Live Q&A Session with our Expert
• Participation Certificate
• Access to Signup Community (Optional)
• Reward Points

Who Will Benefit:

• Safety Personnel
• Occupational Health Personnel
• Human Resources Administrators
• Supervisors
• Managers
• Small Business Owners
• Risk Management Personnel

Please reach us at 1-888-844-8963 for any further assistance or if you wish to register


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Subject : 3-hr Virtual Seminar: OSHA Injury and Illness Record Keeping Compliance

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