Overview: This webinar will provide a description of what the requirements for OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as what constitutes the various accdeptable categories for reportable and nonreportable injuries. The webinar will also define common terms used by OSHA and the methods for calculating the injury and illnees rates in your facility.
Why should you attend: Failure to properly report injuries and illnesses and to properly comply with thje annual posting requirements is one of the top ten most cited violations issued by LOSHA inspectors. It is critical that employers understand the reporting requirements and what constitutes proper and timely reporting of injuries and illnesses on a regular basis, as well as annual reporting.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Classification of companies that are required to report and those that are exempt
classification of reportable injuries and illnesses
Who Will Benefit:
Human Resource Personnel
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality. He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He Also has been Administrator of the Health Care Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.