California employers must post their 2021 annual summary of work-related injuries and illnesses – including those related to COVID-19 – in a visible and easily accessible area by February 1, 2022, per Cal/OSHA.
The Form 300A summary must be posted each year from February 1 through April 30.
To be recordable, an illness must be work-related and result in one of the following:
- Days away from work
- Restricted work or transfer to another job
- Medical treatment beyond first aid
- Loss of consciousness
- A significant injury or illness diagnosed by a physician or other licensed health care professional.
Instructions and form templates are available for download from Cal/OSHA’s Record Keeping Overview. Employers should call (800) 963-9424 for assistance from Cal/OSHA Consultation Services.
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