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OSHA 300 Recordability Flowchart

Friday, March 9, 2018
Margaret Bastick
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Is your business subject to the OSHA injury and illness records?  Find out what employers are subject to OSHA and if your business is subject to the OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping.

300 osha recordable flowchart

Definitions

  1. Employee Report of Injury/Illness: Injury or illness reported assumes the individual reporting the injury or illness is an employee of <<company name>>. If the employee is a temporary employee from a temporary staffing agency, incidents are to be recorded in the 300 log; however, the temporary staffing agency would be responsible for reporting workers’ compensation claims to the carrier.
  1. Occupational Hearing Loss: Defined as:
    • A change in hearing threshold relative to the baseline audiogram as an average of 10dB or more in either ear at 2,000, 3,000 and 4,000 hertz.
    • Employee’s total hearing level of 25 dB or more above audiometric zero in both ears at the same hertz levels.
  1. Medical Treatment: The management and care of a patient to combat disease or disorder. It does not include:
    • Visits to practitioners for observation and/or evaluation only
    • Diagnostic procedures
    • First aid
  2. First Aid: Defined by OSHA in section 1904.7 (b)(5). Treatments that are considered first aid include:
    • The use of nonprescription medication at nonprescription strength
    • Tetanus immunizations
    • Cleaning, flushing or soaking surface wounds
    • Use of wound coverings, butterfly bandages, Steri-Strips
    • Hot or cold therapy
    • Use of non-rigid means of support
    • Temporary immobilization devices used to transport victims
    • Drilling of fingernails or toenails or draining fluid from a blister
    • Eye patches
    • Removal of foreign bodies from eye using irrigation or cotton swab
    • Removal of splinters or foreign material from areas other than the eye by irrigation, tweezers, cotton swabs or other simple means
    • Finger guards
    • Massage therapy
    • Drinking fluids for relief of heat stress

Exempt Industries Employers are not required to keep OSHA injury and illness records for any establishment classified in the following North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes, unless they are asked in writing to do so by OSHA, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) or a state agency operating under the authority of OSHA or the BLS. All employers, including those partially exempted by reason of company size or industry classification, must report to OSHA any workplace incident that results in a fatality within eight hours or the in-hospitalization of at least one employees, amputation or loss of an eye within 24 hours (see § 1904.39).

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Industry

 

NAICS Code

Industry

4412

Other Motor Vehicle Dealers

 

5181

Internet Service Providers and Web Search Portals

4431

Electronics and Appliance Stores

 

5182

Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services

4461

Health and Personal Care Stores

 

5191

Other Information Services

4471

Gasoline Stations

 

5211

Monetary Authorities – Central Bank

4481

Clothing Stores

 

5221

Depository Credit Intermediation

4482

Shoe Stores

 

5222

Nondepository Credit Intermediation

4483

Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores

 

5223

Activities Related to Credit Intermediation

4511

Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores

 

5231

Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage

4512

Book, Periodical, and Music Stores

 

5232

Securities and Commodity Exchanges

4531

Florists

 

5239

Other Financial Investment Activities

4532

Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores

 

5241

Insurance Carriers

4812

Nonscheduled Air Transportation

 

5242

Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities

4861

Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil

 

5251

Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds

4862

Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas

 

5259

Other Investment Pools and Funds

4869

Other Pipeline Transportation

 

5312

Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers

4879

Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other

 

5331

Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)

4885

Freight Transportation Arrangement

 

5411

Legal Services

5111

Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers

 

5412

Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services

5112

Software Publishers

 

5413

Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services

5121

Motion Picture and Video Industries

 

5414

Specialized Design Services

5122

Sound Recording Industries

 

5415

Computer Systems Design and Related Services

5151

Radio and Television Broadcasting

 

5416

Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services

5172

Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)

 

5417

Scientific Research and Development Services

5173

Telecommunications Resellers

 

5418

Advertising and Related Services

5179

Other Telecommunications

 

5511

Management of Companies and Enterprises

5611

Office Administrative Services

 

6244

Child Day Care Services

5614

Business Support Services

 

7114

Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures

5615

Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services

 

7115

Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers

5616

Investigation and Security Services

 

7213

Rooming and Boarding Houses

6111

Elementary and Secondary Schools

 

7221

Full-Service Restaurants

6112

Junior Colleges

 

7222

Limited-Service Eating Places

6113

Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

 

7224

Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)

6114

Business Schools and Computer and Management Training

 

8112

Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance

6115

Technical and Trade Schools

 

8114

Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance

6116

Other Schools and Instruction

 

8121

Personal Care Services

6117

Educational Support Services

 

8122

Death Care Services

6211

Offices of Physicians

 

8131

Religious Organizations

6212

Offices of Dentists

 

8132

Grantmaking and Giving Services

6213

Offices of Other Health Practitioners

 

8133

Social Advocacy Organizations

6214

Outpatient Care Centers

 

8134

Civic and Social Organizations

6215

Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories

 

8139

Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations

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