29 CFR 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
(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.