Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Emergency Regulation

  • Title 8, California Code of Regulations
    Chapter 7. Division of Labor Statistics and Research
    Subchapter 1. Occupational Injury or Illness Reports and Records
    Article 2. Employer Records of Occupational Injury or Illness
    Section 14300.35. Employee Involvement
    Section 14300.41. Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA

Emergency Regulations Approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) Filed with Secretary of State: November 1, 2018

The Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health ("the Division") has adopted emergency amendments to sections 14300.35 and 14300.41 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations. These amendments require designated employers in California to submit electronically certain occupational injury and illness information to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA"), with the submission of calendar year 2017 data due by December 31, 2018, and the submission of calendar year 2018 data due by March 2, 2019.

The Division will submit documentation to the Office of Administrative Law to commence regular rulemaking. At that time, a public comment period and public hearing will be announced to allow members of the public to comment on the regulations.

Amended Notice of Proposed Emergency Action Issued: October 18, 2018

February 2019