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OSHA Extends Injury, Illness Report Filing Deadline to Dec. 31

Dec. 18, 2017, 7:20 PM

Employers now have more time to electronically file their 2016 injury and illness log summaries, according to OSHA.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is now accepting the log summaries—officially called OSHA form 300A—until midnight Dec. 31, the agency said in a Dec. 18 statement. Employers who file by the deadline will not face citations.

Companies are required to fill out the forms detailing the number of employee injuries and illnesses recorded in the workplace. The old deadline was Dec. 15.

No reason was given for the extension, the third delay since the rule (RIN:1218-AC49) took effect in August...

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