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Is dental work recordable under OSHA?
November 21, 2010 3:28PM
If dental work is the result of a work related injury, then as a medical procedure beyond first aid it may be OSHA recordable. Consult a specialist who is aware of all the specifics surrounding the event.
Is it an OSHA recordable if the injured is under the influence of alcohol?
Are work restrictions OSHA recordables?
What is a non OSHA recordable?
Is a lost work day injury on a company car park recordable under OSHA?
Is overheating OSHA Recordable?
Is calling in sick OSHA recordable?
Calling in sick, all by itself, does not create an OSHA recordable event. If you are sick because of something in your work place or your work assignment, that may be an OSHA recordable event, but further assessment is needed by someone who understands the OSHA reporting requirements and the specifics of the event.
What is a osha recordable injury?
Is a dog bite osha recordable?
Is a spider bite an OSHA recordable?
Are tuft fractures an OSHA recordable?
Is a heart attack a OSHA recordable?
A heart attack may be an OSHA Recordable event, but it may not, depending on the circumstances. It it is thought to be the result of one's work assignment, it would be Recordable. But events like heart attacks can happen at work without being work-related, so some (many) are not OSHA recordable. A knowledgeable person would have to determine that on a case by case basis.
Is a burn a recordable injury per OSHA?
If the burn is work-related and required treatment beyond first aid, or required more than a day off work, then it would be recordable under the OSHA regulations. Always seek the advise of someone knowledgeable of both the specific workplace and the OSHA regulations when determining whether an injury or illness is OSHA recordable. Never rely on information from sites like this one for making such a determination.
What is the difference between a OSHA recordable and a medical treatment?
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Is Heat exhaustion a OSHA recordable?
What makes a work injury OSHA recordable?
Is a heart attack a recordable under osha regulations?
Does a steroid shot an OSHA recordable?
Asked in Workplace Health and Safety, Amputation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Are amputations OSHA recordable injuries?
If the amputation is a result of an injury or illness incurred in the workplace, the injury or illness is an OSHA recordable event. The amputation occurs in a hospital (usually) and is not itself OSHA recordable. An injury may include an amputation, as when a finger is caught in a die-press. Since medical treatment beyond first air would be required, that event would be OSHA recordable. In addition to being recordable (if it is) a work-relatedamputationmust also be reported to OSHA.
If a prescription is given is it an OSHA recordable?
Giving a medication, dose or a treatment that "requires a prescription" makes an injury "recordable" under OSHA guidelines if the other circumstances of the event meet OSHA requirements for work-relatedness. As an example, a "prescription" for 200mg ibuprofen is not recordable unless you tell the patient to take 3 pills at a time (a prescription dose of a non prescription medication.)
Does more than one Physician appointment make an OSHA recordable incident?
Is a burn an OSHA recordable?
If the burn occurs in the workplace and requires more than first aid treatment, or results in work restrictions or a day or more away from work, then it is probably OSHA recordable. The details surrounding the burn, however, should be reviewed by a person knowledgeable in the recordable requirements.
Are stitches an OSHA recordable injury?
Stitches are medical treatment beyond first aid so getting stitches makes an event OSHA recordable if the injury was work related. If stitches are required to treat a cut, then the cut is OSHA recordable because the treatment is more than first aid. Always presuming that the cut was work-related, etc.
Is receiving iv fluids an OSHA recordable?
Is an injection OSHA recordable?
What is OSHA recordable is an injury requiring medical treatment beyond first aid. If an injection is given as part of treatment for an injury that was work related, then the injury may be OSHA recordable. However, if an injection is given as a precaution after a work related event, then the injury may not be recordable. An example might be a tetanus shot after stepping on a rusty nail at work. For any particular event, whether it is OSHA recordable should be determined by someone familiar with both the OSHA regulations on injury and illness recording, and with the specifics of the particular workplace and event. Never rely on advice in a form like this on to determine whether to enter any particular event in the OSHA Injury and Illness Log.