300A alert! Reminder to post and report an annual summary of work-related injuries and illnesses | Jackson Lewis CP

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California employers are required to post their annual summary of work-related injuries and illnesses, including COVID-19 disease, in a visible and easily accessible area at every job site. February 1stst until April 30and. Employers are required to use Cal/OSHA Form 300A for this publication.

Employers can find an overview of how to complete both the Log (Form 300) and Annual Summary (Form 300A) on Cal/OSHA’s Recordkeeping Overview page.

Cal/OSHA requires employers to record work-related deaths, injuries, and illnesses. To be recordable under Cal/OSHA regulations, an injury or illness must be work-related and result in one of the following events:

  • Death
  • Days away from work
  • Restricted work or transfer to another job
  • Medical treatment beyond first aid
  • Loss of consciousness
  • A serious injury or illness diagnosed by a physician or other licensed medical professional.

As with other recordable injuries and illnesses, a work-related case of COVID-19 must meet one of the above requirements to be recordable.

Some employers are required to electronically submit Form 300A data annually to Cal/OSHA by March 2n/a. Covered employers are those who meet one of the following requirements:

  • Has 250 or more employees, unless specifically exempted by California Code of Regulations Title 8 Section 14300.2.
  • Has 20 to 249 employees in the specified industries listed, including agriculture, manufacturing, and grocery stores. For a complete list of industries covered, employers can refer to Appendix H.

Information on how to do the electronic submission is available on the Federal OSHA Injury Tracking Application website.

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