NEW OSHA Reporting Requirements For Employers

Previously, employers had to report the following severe injuries to OSHA:

• All work-related fatalities • Work-related hospitalizations of three or more employees

Starting on January 1, 2015, employers will have to report the following to OSHA:

• All work-related fatalities • All work-related inpatient hospitalizations of one or more employees • All work-related amputations • All work-related losses of an eye

Fatalities must be reported to OSHA within 8 hours and the other injuries listed must be reported within 24 hours.

How to report an incident: • Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742) • Call your nearest OSHA area office, during normal business hours ( • Report online (

For more information, please contact Bob King at 508-970-0033 ext. 113 or


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