OSHA v. MOSH - Differences in Recordkeeping Regulations Explained
Federal AND Maryland Requirements
file a detailed report within eight hours of fatal workplace accidents.
file a report within 24 hours of severe on-the-job injuries that:
result in the loss of an eye
(regardless of business size)
“An employee’s amputation” is replaced with “an employee’s amputation involving bone or cartilage loss”
OSHA defines an amputation as “the traumatic loss of all or part of a limb or other external body part. This would include medical resulting from irreparable damage; and of body parts that have since been reattached.”
MOSH does not require reporting of a fingertip amputation without bone loss, unless there is hospitalization
Report to the Commissioner an employment accident within 8 hours if there is a:
Hospitalization of at least 3 employees (preempted by new federal regulations)
Effective in Maryland on January 2, 2017.