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Title 29Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1904Subpart C → §1904.4

Title 29: Labor
Subpart C—Recordkeeping Forms and Recording Criteria

§1904.4   Recording criteria.

(a) Basic requirement. Each employer required by this part to keep records of fatalities, injuries, and illnesses must record each fatality, injury and illness that:

(1) Is work-related; and

(2) Is a new case; and

(3) Meets one or more of the general recording criteria of §1904.7 or the application to specific cases of §§1904.8 through 1904.12.

(b) Implementation—(1) What sections of this rule describe recording criteria for recording work-related injuries and illnesses? The table below indicates which sections of the rule address each topic.

(i) Determination of work-relatedness. See §1904.5.

(ii) Determination of a new case. See §1904.6.

(iii) General recording criteria. See §1904.7.

(iv) Additional criteria. (Needlestick and sharps injury cases, tuberculosis cases, hearing loss cases, medical removal cases, and musculoskeletal disorder cases). See §§1904.8 through 1904.12.

(2) How do I decide whether a particular injury or illness is recordable? The decision tree for recording work-related injuries and illnesses below shows the steps involved in making this determination.

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[66 FR 6122, Jan. 19, 2001, as amended at 81 FR 91809, Dec. 19, 2016; 82 FR 20548, May 3, 2017]

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