Fulfilling OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements.
For most contractors and remodelers in the United States, the winter weather has kicked in putting a halt to many outdoor construction projects. Most business owners turn their focus back towards their internal operations, looking to clean up any loose ends that may exist.
This is the time of year when OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) requires certain businesses to finalize their OSHA 300 Logs and to publicly post them for their employees to review. OSHA recordkeeping requirements are very clear regarding how businesses are to maintain these records and how they should be posted.
Construct-Ed provides an online video training course for individuals to learn how to create these logs. There are specific areas that business owners must be aware of when fulfilling these OSHA record keeping requirements.
A few reminders for business owners when meeting these OSHA recordkeeping requirements:
- 1. OSHA 300 logs are to be posted publicly where employees can view the data from February 1 to April 30 each year.
- 2. Businesses should only post the summary page. Do not post the detail page as there can be personal information that should not be shared publicly.
- 3. There are certain industries or businesses with minimum employee thresholds that are required to fill out these forms. Go to www.osha.gov to determine if your business is required to meet these OSHA recordkeeping requirements.
- 4. Preserve your forms for five years.
Meeting the OSHA recordkeeping requirements by filling out the OSHA 300 log is a simple step that can help keep your business in compliance. If you would like to see a video course walk through, keep reading.