OSHA's recently updated Recordkeeping rule prohibits employers from discouraging workers from reporting an injury or illness. In this course, you'll learn about OSHA requirements that ensure workers are informed and encouraged to report work-related injuries and illnesses. It also covers procedures employers must establish to encourage reporting, and what actions to avoid, including retaliation against employees for reporting injuries and illnesses. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
- Identify ways to support reporting of work-related illness and injury
- Identify types of programs where retaliation could be of concern
- Identify OSHA guidelines for drug and alcohol testing programs
Employees may take this course to understand the rules regarding injury reporting; however, the main audience includes employers, managers, and supervisors, as they are responsible for carrying out the rules correctly.