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OSHA Accident Reporting

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If a forklift accident occurred at your facility today, would you be required to report it?

Per its standard 29 CFR 1904, OSHA requires employers to maintain logs of serious work-related injuries and illnesses. In January 2015, changes were implemented that revised the list of industries exempt from recordkeeping regulations.

OSHA Events that must be reported include:

  1. All work-related fatalities within 8 hours. Fatalities that occur within 30 days of the work-related accident would be applicable.
  2. All work-related inpatient hospitalizations, all amputations and all losses of an eye within 24 hours.

For additional details regarding OSHA accident reporting, including how to report an accident and the required forms, visit OSHA’s website.

ProLift offers a variety of safety training classes, including forklift training. Contact us to schedule training!

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