Form 300A Posting Requirement for Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Feb 9 2017 - Injury and Illness Prevention, Reporting Requirements - Gail Cecchettini Whaley

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Even companies with no recordable injuries and illnesses in the previous year must post the Form 300A.

Don’t forget that you should post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2016 at your place of business from February 1 through April 30.

Employers are required to post only the summary (Form 300A) — not the Form 300 (Log). The summary must list the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in the previous year and were logged on the Form 300.

Companies with no recordable injuries or illnesses in the previous year must post the summary with zeros on the “total” line. A company executive must certify all establishment summaries.

The summary is to be displayed in a common area where notices to employees usually are posted. Employers must make a copy of the summary available to employees who move from worksite to worksite, such as construction workers, and employees who do not report to any fixed establishment on a regular basis.

HRCalifornia makes a free Log 300 wizard available to customers to use to determine whether a business is subject to recordkeeping requirements. Also, visit HRCalifornia’s forms page to download a free Form 300A.

Gail Cecchettini Whaley, CalChamber Employment Law Counsel/Content

CalChamber members can also get more information on filing and posting requirements from the HR Library’s Recording Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses page. Not a member? Learn about the benefits of membership.

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