On October 18, Cal/OSHA issued a notice of emergency regulation that would require certain employers to electronically submit their summary of recordable work-related injuries and illnesses covering calendar year 2017 to federal OSHA by December 31, 2018.
Businesses operating in California that would be required to submit the Cal/OSHA Form 300A online, include all employers with 250 or more employees, unless specifically exempted by section 14300.2 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, and employers with 20 to 249 employees in the specific industries listed on page 8 of the emergency regulation’s proposed text.
Cal/OSHA submitted the emergency regulation amending recordkeeping sections 14300.35 and 14300.41 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on October 25.
Interested persons have until October 30 to submit comments on the proposed emergency regulation. OAL will have until November 5 to review and adopt or deny the proposed regulation.