Today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration sent out a release
reminding certain employers that the deadline for submitting their 2017 Form 300A data through OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application
is July 1.
Learn which establishments are covered by this requirement and need to provide their 2017 Form 300A data through OSHA’s ITA
The following information on electronic reporting
is available on the Department of Labor’s website:
• Establishments with 250 or more employees in industries covered by the recordkeeping regulation must submit information from their 2017 Form 300A by July 1, 2018. Beginning in 2019 and every year thereafter, the information must be submitted by March 2. Note: at the time of this writing, the OSHA website states: “OSHA is not accepting Form 300 and 301 information at this time. OSHA announced that it will issue a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to reconsider, revise, or remove provisions of the "Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses" final rule, including the collection of the Forms 300/301 data. The agency is currently drafting that NPRM and will seek comment on those provisions
• Establishments with 20-249 employees in certain high-risk industries
must submit information from their 2017 Form 300A by July 1, 2018. Beginning in 2019 and every year thereafter, the information must be submitted by March 2.
Note: Enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions
of the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses final rule went into effect on Dec. 1, 2016.
In 2016, ABC filed a lawsuit against the final rule, which remains pending.
More information about the final rule can be found on DOL’s website
and the ITA landing page
This article is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or opinion.