Updated OSHA COVID-19 Reporting & Recordkeeping Requirements
OSHA Recordkeeping continues to be one of the top four citations issued by OSHA during this ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The ever-changing information put out by OSHA is still leaving employers uncertain of what’s recordable now.
Join us for a close look at latest changes to guidance for enforcing the recording of occupational illnesses - specifically cases related to COVID-19.
We’ll also review what safety professionals and employers must account for when summarizing 2021 data, as well as certifying and submitting all required forms, to comply with OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements. In this informative, 60-minute program we’ll address:
- OSHA’s interim COVID-19 recordkeeping memorandum and its impact
- Current guidance from OSHA on handling and reporting COVID related illness
- Key Center for Disease Control (CDC) elements in determining if a case is COVID-19
- The regulatory requirements for reporting and recording “Work at Home” cases
- Critical definitions including the work environment and recordkeeping exceptions
- Requirements for maintaining and updating specific OSHA Forms
OSHA's Latest Recordkeeping Standard & What’s Required Now
- OSHA's current recordkeeping standard requirements for COVID-19 cases
- Keys for determining if a work-related COVID-19 case is a recordable illness
- Retention requirements for maintaining mandatory OSHA recordkeeping documents
- Rules for classifying injuries & illnesses - and how to avoid the common errors
Guidelines & Best Practices for OSHA Recordkeeping Compliance
- Which employers must report to OSHA regarding COVID-19 cases
- Where OSHA is focusing on COVID-19 compliance during inspections of recordkeeping
- Handling special situations: Working at home, travel, parking lots & more
- The latest OSHA recordkeeping Letters of Interpretation (LOI’s) and their impact
- Reporting v. recording an injury or Illness: Understanding the difference
- Determining if an injury or illness is legitimately work-related
About the Speaker
Jack Fearing, CPEA, is the Managing Partner for Fearing International Group LLC and has more than 35 years of experience in occupational safety & health management, consulting and DOD aviation safety.
- He is a certified Health & Safety auditor, an OSHA-authorized 10/30 hour instructor, and a professional member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He was the 2019 Chapter “Safety Professional of the Year” (SPY). A graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Boston University he is retired US Army LTC, Senior Army Aviator and Aviation Safety Officer.
- Jack is an accomplished speaker and author and has been published in "CoatingsPro", "Today's Facility Manager", "Facility Safety Management," and various American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) professional journals on numerous safety topics. He is a frequent speaker and trainer for local, regional and international venues.
Learn the latest recordkeeping standard and requirements issued from OSHA, and how to address COVID-19 related illnesses.
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