OSHA Injury And Illness Recordkeeping Requirements Quiz

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How well do you know OSHA's requirements for injury and illness recordkeeping? Take our quiz to find out! Please provide your official email id and name so it can be included in the certificate at the end of the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False: Even if an injury or illness affecting an employee is not work-related it has to be recorded in the OSHA Form 300.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Jane strains a muscle during her morning exercise routine at home. The next day at work, she has a sneezing attack that causes further injury to the same muscle and needs medical treatment. Would this be considered a work related injury?
    • A. 

      Yes – as the “significant aggravation” condition in the OSHA rule applies here

    • B. 

      No - as the initial injury was not work-related

  • 3. 
    Tom experiences minor work-related discomfort to a finger and is transferred to another job till he’s all right. Is this recordable under OSHA rules?
    • A. 

      Yes, as it’s work related

    • B. 

      No – as the employee is restricted for a few days to prevent a serious condition from developing

  • 4. 
    A chemical plant next door to the XYZ factory has a toxic gas leak which sends 7 XYZ employees to the hospital for emergency medical treatment. Is this episode recordable under OSHA rules?
    • A. 

      Yes – as it’s work related

    • B. 

      No – as it’s not their employer that was responsible for the gas leak

  • 5. 
    In case an employee experiences injury or illness to an intimate part of the body/reproductive organ at work, should his/her name be recorded in the OSHA Form 300?
    • A. 

      Yes – as it’s a work-related injury

    • B. 

      No – this would come under the Privacy Concern Cases part of the rule and therefore the name should not be entered in the OSHA Form 300

  • 6. 
    True or False:  If an organization has multiple establishments, it should maintain a separate injury/illness Log for each establishment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or False: OSHA 300, 301 forms, 300A and privacy concern case list need only be kept for 3 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or False: Former employees cannot access Form 300s where details of their work related injuries or illnesses were recorded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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