Until recently, employers in only a handful of industries had to provide significant reporting on COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. But as of May 26, new Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines require a much wider range of employers to determine whether employees caught the coronavirus at work or while performing work-related activities. If so, managers must record the illness on OSHA Form 300.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires most employers with 10 or more full-time employees to log all reportable work-related illnesses and injuries. This information should be recorded on OSHA Form 300: Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.
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