Posts Tagged ‘work-related injury and illness’

February 1, post just the summary of job-related injuries and illnesses, not the complete log.

Reminder: Post Form 300A Starting February 1

Each year, California employers must post Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, in a visible and easily accessible area of their business where employee notices typically are displayed. The 2019 annual summary must be posted on February 1, 2020, and remain posted through April 30, 2020. Form 300A summarizes all job-related injuries […]

29 Jan 20 - Reporting Requirements - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Employee Claims a Co-Worker Lied About On-the-Job Injury

One of my employees came to me today and said his back was sore and that he hurt it while moving some equipment, so we sent him to the doctor to get treatment. Shortly after this employee left for the doctor’s office, another employee came to me and told me the first employee actually hurt […]

6 May 19 - Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Form 300A Summary Posting Ends Soon But Don’t Toss Them Yet

April 30 is the last day employers have to post the 2018 Cal/OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A). Tomorrow, employers can take down the notice. The annual, mandatory posting is displayed from February 1 to April 30, but employers can’t get rid of the Form 300A once it’s taken down. […]

30 Apr 19 - Reporting Requirements - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Emergency Regulations for Workplace Injuries Reporting Approved

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has approved Cal/OSHA’s emergency regulations, which will require certain California employers to submit their injury and illness log (Form 300A) information to a federal OSHA database annually. This is in compliance with federal OSHA requirements. While Cal/OSHA opted to pursue emergency regulations this month, federal OSHA announced this past April […]

9 Nov 18 - Health and Safety, Reporting Requirements, Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Rate of Nonfatal Work Injuries, Illnesses in California at Lowest Level in a Decade

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently posted California’s 2016 occupational injury and illness summary data on employer-reported injuries. According to estimates provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), California’s overall incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses remains at the lowest rate in more than a decade—3.7 cases per 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) […]

20 Nov 17 - Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »