About this session:
OSHA standard 29 CFR 1904 require employers to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.OSHA standard 29 CFR 1904 require employers to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries, and illnesses. While this may sound straight-forward, recordkeeping criteria are quite specific. Recordable injuries and illnesses are used to calculate your companies Total Case Incidence Rate (TCIR) sometimes called Total Recordable Incidence Rate (TRIR) and DART rate – Days Away Restricted or Transferred. TCIR and DART rates are monitored by OSHA and may be used to justify workplace inspections and special emphasis programs. Many businesses request TCIR and DART rate information from their suppliers and contractors to ensure they’re working with companies that have acceptable safety programs. High rates could put your organization in a negative light and result in lost sales. Perhaps one of the biggest financial implications is the effect a high TCIR/DART rate has on your workers’ compensation insurance premiums. Your TCIR and DART rates are indicators of safety program effectiveness, which impacts your experience modification factor - a multiplier used to calculate your workers’ compensation premium. This session will review OSHA recordkeeping requirements and rate calculations as well as resources to aid in workplace recordkeeping.
3/21/2023 8:30:00 AM
3/21/2023 9:30:00 AM
1. Learn basic recordkeeping requirements and determining work-relatedness
2. Learn the six general recording criteria
3. Learn how to complete the forms - OSHA 300 log and summary
4. Learn how to calculate TCIR and DART rates