(a) Basic requirement. You must record on the Cal/OSHA Form 300 the
recordable injuries and illnesses of all employees on your payroll,
whether they are labor, executive, hourly, salary, part-time, seasonal, or
migrant workers. You also must record the recordable injuries and
illnesses that occur to employees who are not on your payroll if you
supervise these employees on a day-to-day basis. If your establishment is
organized as a sole proprietorship or partnership, the owner or partners
are not considered employees for recordkeeping purposes.
(1) If a self-employed person is injured or becomes ill while doing
work at my establishment, do I need to record the injury or illness?
No. Self-employed individuals are not covered by the Cal/OSHA Act or
(2) If I obtain employees from a temporary help service, employee
leasing service, or personnel supply service, do I have to record an
injury or illness occurring to one of those employees?
You must record these injuries and illnesses if you supervise these
employees on a day-to-day basis.
(3) If an employee in my establishment is a contractor's employee, must
I record an injury or illness occurring to that employee?
If the contractor's employee is under the day-to-day supervision of the
contractor, the contractor is responsible for recording the injury or
illness. If you supervise the contractor employee's work on a day-to-day
basis, you must record the injury or illness.
(4) Must the personnel supply service, temporary help service, employee
leasing service, or contractor also record the injuries or illnesses
occurring to temporary, leased or contract employees that I supervise on a
No. You and the temporary help service, employee leasing service,
personnel supply service, or contractor should coordinate your efforts to
make sure that each injury and illness is recorded only once: either on
your Cal/OSHA Form 300 (if you provide day-to-day supervision) or on the
other employer's Cal/OSHA Form 300 (if that company provides day-to-day
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 6410, Labor Code. Reference: Section
6410, Labor Code.