CFPC: Fatality/Casualty Reporting

Reporting Fatalities and Casualties to CONN - OSHA

 

Revised recordkeeping rules went into effect January 1, 2015 for both the private and public sector. The rule expands the list of severe work-related injuries and illnesses that employers must report to OSHA.  The revised rule retains the current requirement to report all fatalities within 8 hours and adds the requirement to report all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations and loss of an eye within 24 hours.  As of January 1, 2015, all employers must report:

 

  • Work-related fatalities within 8 hours
  • Work-related inpatient hospitalizations within 24 hours
  • Work-related Amputations within 24 hours
  • Work-related Loss of an eye within 24 hours

 

Reporting can be accomplished by Public Sector Establishments as follows:

 

Call CONN-OSHA at: Local (860) 263-6946 or Toll Free 1-866-241-4060

 

Visit the following CONN-OSHA Fact Sheet for additional information:

 

http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/osha/fact%20sheet.pdf or www.connosha.com

 

Fatalities and catastrophic events in the Private Sector should continue to be reported to Federal OSHA at 1-800-321-OSHA (6742).



Content Last Modified on 1/30/2015 12:14:35 PM