Narrow by location

OSHA Launches Application to Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data on August 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will launch on Aug. 1, 2017, the Injury Tracking Application (ITA). The Web-based form allows employers to electronically submit required injury and illness data from their completed 2016 OSHA Form 300A. The application will be accessible from the ITA webpage.

Last month, OSHA published a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the deadline for submitting 2016 Form 300A to Dec. 1, 2017, to allow affected entities sufficient time to familiarize themselves with the electronic reporting system, and to provide the new administration an opportunity to review the new electronic reporting requirements prior to their implementation.

The data submission process involves four steps: (1) Creating an establishment; (2) adding 300A summary data; (3) submitting data to OSHA; and (4) reviewing the confirmation email. The secure website offers three options for data submission. One option will enable users to manually enter data into a web form. Another option will give users the ability to upload a CSV file to process single or multiple establishments at the same time. A third option will allow users of automated recordkeeping systems to transmit data electronically via an application programming interface.

The ITA webpage also includes information on reporting requirements, a list of frequently asked questions and a link to request assistance with completing the form.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

Safety, People and Choices

By Rachel Burris, Communications Manager, NCCER, from NCCER blog With Construction Safety Week, an industry-wide education and awareness... »

Making Sure Your Company Is Not the Next Harassment Hashtag

By Anne R. Yuengert, Bradley Like every other employment lawyer in America, I have been giving a good... »

Recap of the Pending ANSI/CSA Standards for Aerial Lifts

By Scott Owyen, Construction Executive EVERYTHING IS CHANGING FOR CONTRACTORS ANSI (United States) and CSA (Canada) standards have,... »

An Inside Job: Use Indoor Construction Cameras to Monitor Workflow and Safety

By Ken Pittman, Construction Executive Managing jobsites can be challenging enough, but once interior work begins and crews... »

LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *