Work-Related Injury and Illness Recordkeeping (WRIIR)

Safety professionals must understand the importance of OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping requirements. The OSHA website provides employer workplace violation history. Injury and illness record keeping is an important part of accountability and should be incorporated into each safety plan; advances in software now make reporting and recordkeeping easier than ever. The regulations in the OSHA Recordkeeping Handbook establish the requirements and criteria for recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses.

What does this course cover?

  • Recognize the purpose of OSHA requirements for work-related injury and illness recordkeeping and fatality reporting by employers.

  • Identify the types of organizations that must comply with work-related injury and illness recordkeeping and fatality reporting regulations.

  • Identify the criteria for work-related injury and illness.

  • Identify the purpose and guidelines for the basic work-related injury and illness record types required under 29CFR Part 1904.

  • Recognize OSHA safeguards for privacy in employer recording of work-related illness and injury.

  • Recognize reporting requirements for work-related fatalities, severe injuries (amputations, losses of an eye), and hospitalizations.

  • Identify employee involvement and rights related to work-related injury and illness reporting and recordkeeping.

  • Recognize employer responsibilities for providing work-related injury, illness and fatality records for OSHA inspection and investigation.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of work-related injuries, appropriate responses, reporting requirements, and safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • 29 CFR Part 1904, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Duration: 20 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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