Sep 23


Overview: This webinar will explain the details of how to report and what to report on the OSHA Injury and Illness report. It will include an explanation of how to determine whether an injury is work related, an injury is new or ongoing, and what the differences are between first aid and medical treatment. A specific list of what constitutes injuries, illnesses, and first aid treatment will be provided, along with practical examples of how to determine whether an injury should be reported. In addition, examples of the forms used to report injuries, as well as annual summaries will be presented.

Why should you attend: OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping provides a window for regulators to see into your business to determine whether the work environment is safe or there are problems. Correct reporting of injury and illness data and a clear understanding of what to report and how to report it is a key necessity to avoid potential inspections and fines.

Who will benefit: safety personnel, HR personnel, managers, executives.

Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D., is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety who has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA injury and illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the director of safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost 12 years and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and indoor air 1uality. He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He also has been administrator of the Health Care Division of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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