California's Employer Records of Occupational Injury and Illness

Subject Index

Cal/OSHA Recordkeeping

The following is a list of topics frequently used in the recordkeeping process. To review a specific subject, scan the list and click on the title. This will take you to a highlighted portion in the Standard. By clicking on the buttons to the right, you can review either Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) or Highlights on the topic selected.

Annual OSHA Injury and Illness Survey. FAQ Highlights
Annual Summary of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A). FAQ Highlights
    Certification. FAQ Highlights
    Posting - Where and When. FAQ Highlights
Covered Employees. FAQ Highlights
    Self-Employed Persons. FAQ Highlights
    First Aid. FAQ
    General Recording Criteria. FAQ Highlights
    Medical Treatment. FAQ Highlights
    Routine Job Functions. FAQ
    Work Environment. FAQ Highlights
Discrimination - Prohibition Against.   Highlights
Ensuring Employees Report Injury and Illnesses. FAQ Highlights
Injuries or Illnesses - Not Recordable. FAQ Highlights
    Eating or Drinking. FAQ
    Employee Performing Personal Tasks. FAQ
    Employee Present as Member of Public. FAQ
    Mental Illness. FAQ
    Non-Work Related Signs or Symptoms.  
    Personal Grooming. FAQ
    Vehicle Accident Going To or FromWork. FAQ
    Voluntary Participation. FAQ
    Others. FAQ
Needlestick and Sharps Injuries. FAQ Highlights
    Diagnosed Later with Infectious Bloodborne Disease. FAQ
    Exposure to Infectious Material Without Being Cut or Scratched. FAQ
    Other Potentially Infectious Material. FAQ
Partial Exemption for Employers.
    Based on Individual Establishment/Total Company. FAQ
    Certain Industries. FAQ Highlights
    Company Size. FAQ Highlights
    Determining Company Size. FAQ Highlights
    Industries in California – by SIC Codes. FAQ
    Industries Included in Partial Exemption. FAQ
    10 or Fewer Employees. FAQ Highlights
    Cases Involving Medical Removal. FAQ Highlights
    Cases Involving Use of Oxygen. FAQ
    Cases Occurring on Friday – Worker Returns on Monday. FAQ Highlights
    Cases Occurring Prior to Scheduled Time Off. FAQ Highlights
    Cases Occurring in One Year with Lost Days Extending into Next Year. FAQ
    Cases with both Lost Days and Restricted Work. FAQ
    Cases of Voluntary Medical Removal. FAQ Highlights
    Classifying Medical Removal Cases. FAQ Highlights
    Counting Weekends, Holidays, or Other Days. FAQ Highlights
    Day of Injury or Illness. FAQ Highlights
    Days Away from Work. FAQ Highlights
    Determining a New Injury or Illness. FAQ Highlights
    Determining if a Case Meets One or More General Recording Requirements. FAQ Highlights
    Determining if Event/Exposure Occurred at Work or Away from Work. FAQ
    Determining if Injury or Illness is Work Related.
    Employee Fails to Follow Recommended Medical Treatment. FAQ Highlights
    Employee Telecommuting from Home. FAQ
    Employees Working at Different Locations. FAQ Highlights
    Healthcare Professionals Determination of New Case vs. Recurrence. FAQ
    Healthcare Professional Recommends Worker Stay Home but Employee Comes to Work. FAQ
    Healthcare Professional Returns Worker to Work but Employee Stays Home. FAQ
    Hearing Loss.   Highlights
    Injured Employee Retires or Leaves Company. FAQ
    Injuries or Illness Occurring Away from Primary Work Location. FAQ
    Injuries to Temporary Service/Contractor’s Employee. FAQ Highlights
    Injury or Illness While on Travel Status. FAQ Highlights
    Injury or Illness While Working at Home. FAQ Highlights
    Injury or Illness Beyond First Aid. FAQ Highlights
    Loss of a Partial Work Shift. FAQ
    Loss of Consciousness. FAQ Highlights
    Musculoskeletal Disorders.   Highlights
    Pre-Existing Injury or Illness.   Highlights
    Professional Status of Treatment Provider. FAQ
    Prophylactic Treatments. FAQ
    Recording Criteria - General. FAQ Highlights
    Recurrence of Chronic Work-Related Case. FAQ Highlights
    Serious Work Related Injury or Illness Results in Fatality. FAQ Highlights
    Significant Aggravation of a Pre-Existing Condition. FAQ Highlights
    Significant Injury or Illness. FAQ Highlights
    Tuberculosis. FAQ Highlights
    Access to Records for Employee and Employee Representatives. FAQ Highlights
    Access to Records Through Collective Bargaining Agreements. FAQ
    Additional Protection for Employee Privacy. FAQ
    Change in Establishment Ownership.   Highlights
    Charging for Copies of Records. FAQ
    Computer Recordkeeping. FAQ
    Employee Personal Representative - Defined. FAQ
    Employee Involvement in Recordkeeping. FAQ Highlights
    Employers Covered by the Mine Safety and Health Act.   Highlights
    Forms – Basic Requirement (300, 300A, and 301). FAQ Highlights
    Keeping Records for More Than One Agency.   Highlights
    Limit on the Number of Days Counted - Away From Work. FAQ Highlights
    Maintained at Central Office or Location. FAQ Highlights
    Multiple Business Establishments. FAQ Highlights
    One Business with Two or More Establishments. FAQ
    Privacy Concern Cases. FAQ Highlights
    Privacy Protection for Other Than Authorized Representatives. FAQ
    Providing Copies of the Cal/OSHA 301 to Employee Representatives. FAQ Highlights
    Providing Copies of the Cal/OSHA 300/301 For Entire Company - Limitation. FAQ Highlights
    Providing Copies of the Cal/OSHA 300 and 300A - Time Frames. FAQ
    Providing Records to Government Representatives. FAQ Highlights
    Removing Names from the Cal/OSHA 300. FAQ
    Retention and Updating. FAQ Highlights
    Retention and Updating of Old Form 200s. Highlights
    Short Term Establishments (i.e. less than one year). FAQ Highlights
    Use of Equivalent Forms. FAQ
Reporting Serious Injury, Illness, or Death.
Requests from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for Data. FAQ Highlights
Restricted Work or Job Transfer:   Highlights
    Counting Days of Job Transfer or Restriction. FAQ Highlights
    Deciding When It Occurs. FAQ
    Handling Vague Work Restrictions from a Healthcare Professional. FAQ
    Job Restrictions Where Employee Does All Routine Jobs. FAQ Highlights
    Job Transfer - Same as Restricted Work. FAQ Highlights
    Restricted Work or Transfer on Day of Injury. FAQ Highlights
    Transfer to Another Job. FAQ Highlights
    When is a Work Restriction Recordable? FAQ Highlights
    Worker Produces Fewer Goods or Services. FAQ
Standard Industrial Classification Codes. FAQ
    Requests for Variance from the Recordkeeping Rule – Private Employer. FAQ Highlights
    Revocation of Variance. FAQ
    Variances for Public Employers. FAQ Highlights