OSHA Injury and Illness Record Keeping

Duration: 90 Minutes
Instructor: Kenneth S. Weinberg
Webinar Id: 800681


One Attendee


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 if an injury is work related, if 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 if an injury should be reported. In addition, examples of the forms used to report injuries, as well as annual summaries will be presented.

strong>Why should you attend: OSHA Injury and Illness Record keeping provides a window for regulators to see into your business to determine if the work environment is safe or if 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.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Injury and Illness reporting
  • Determination of workplace relatedness
  • Differences between first aid and medical treatment
  • Determination of case as new or ongoing
  • How to count total lost days
  • Advantages that a company can provide to reduce risks of inspections and fines
Who Will Benefit:
  • Safety Personnel
  • HR Personnel
  • Managers
  • Executives

Speaker Profile
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg 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 twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality.

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 Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.

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