OSHA Form 300A Reporting - What You Need to Know
Each year, employers are required to track and report work-related injuries and illnesses to OSHA. Form 300A is a summary of work-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during the previous calendar year. Employers have until March 2, 2023 to submit their 2022 OSHA Form 300A data. It is extremely important for companies to follow the necessary steps to ensure they are in compliance with OSHA regulations. Failing to report correctly can result in substantial fines. Below is what you need to know.
Who is Required to Submit Form 300A Data?
- Establishments with 250 or more employees that are required to keep OSHA injury and illness records.
- Establishments with 20 to 249 employees in designated industries. See the designated industries here.
- Establishments under Federal OSHA jurisdiction can use the ITA Coverage Application to determine if they are required to electronically report their injury and illness information to OSHA.
February 1 - April 30: Form 300A Posted in Workplace
Employers must post a summary of the injuries and illnesses recorded the previous year in a location in which employees have access to it. This could be in a breakroom, on an employee bulletin board, in a common area, etc. If requested, copies of the records must be given to any current and former employees.
March 2: Deadline to Electronically Submit Form 300A Data
Data must be submitted through OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application. You can submit anytime between January 2 and March 2.
FAQs Answered by OSHA
- Does OSHA notify employers that they need to report their Form 300A data?
- No, OSHA does not send out notifications to report the Form 300A data.
- If I miss the March 2nd deadline for submitting my Form 300A data. Can I still submit it?
- Yes, the ITA will accept your submission through the end of the calendar year (Dec. 31). If required, you must submit the data electronically.
- My company meets the reporting requirements, but we had 0 recordable injuries and illnesses in the previous year. Do I still need to report?
- Yes, establishments meeting the requirements must report their Form 300A data even if no recordable injuries or illnesses occurred.
Have more questions? Visit the OSHA FAQs page.