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    Align Technologies | Feb 5, 2024

    Navigate OSHA's New Recordkeeping Rule With Align EHS

 Just when you think you have a handle on OSHA requirements, a new rule comes your way. But don’t worry! Here at Align we stay on top of OSHA requirements so you don’t have to!

Here’s what you need to know about OSHA’s new Electronic Recording Keeping Rule

If a company has 100+ employees: You must electronically submit OSHA forms 300, 300A, and all your 301 forms (for the 2023 year) using OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application System (or ITA for short). The deadline to submit your 2023 forms is March 2nd, 2024. 

If a construction-based company has 20-99 employees: You’re now required to submit the OSHA 300A form each year. It must be submitted electronically by March 2nd, 2024. 

OSHA has finally transitioned away from traditional, paper-based record-keeping - which has historically been a tedious, manual process - and has embraced technology in its stead. This new electronic submission process will allow OSHA to quickly organize and share important safety data within the construction industry to improve job site safety while protecting employee privacy. 

So what happens now? 

Luckily, Align has a comprehensive safety management platform that allows businesses (like yours) to digitally record and monitor injury data without the hassle of paper records, verbal reports, and lengthy email threads. Best of all, we make it easy to electronically submit your OSHA forms so you can stay compliant with their new Electronic Recordkeeping Rule. It's a win-win! 

In this article, we’ll share key Align EHS features that will help streamline your safety recordkeeping while allowing your business to submit OSHA forms electronically without stress. 

Manage and Report Job Site Incidents

incident app Collect Safety Information Fast

Timely communication is vital to OSHA reporting. With Align EHS, your crew can instantly respond to pre-written questions directly from their phone at the time of the incident and capture all the necessary safety information, ensuring accurate documentation is captured and stored.

 

Real-Time Monitoring and Communication of Job Site Risks 

Once injury and illness information is collected through the Align EHS app, it automatically flows to a digital dashboard that showcases real-time incident metrics and rates. This visibility allows businesses to spot risk patterns and follow up swiftly at the time of the report.

align ehs dashboard

Generate OSHA Forms Automatically

With Align EHS, you can remove your manual process and automatically create downloadable OSHA 301 Forms for each individual, recordable injury. You can also summarize those injuries automatically on a 300 Log and 300A summary. This saves time, ensures accuracy, and lets EHS do the work for you by pulling data directly from logged incidents. 

align ehs tablet

 

Simplify Your OSHA Compliance With Align EHS

With Align EHS, you have the tools to simplify your process and feel confident you are meeting OSHA requirements. To learn more about Align EHS, book a platform demo to see how you can streamline your safety compliance this year.

Written by: Align Technologies
About Align Technologies

At Align Technologies, we make construction safe, productive, and profitable. As the construction industry's first and most comprehensive operations management platform, Align Technologies’ suite of powerful tools delivers operational visibility and control that drives results. Formed in 2024, Align Technologies is powered by three innovative market leaders: ToolWatch construction management software, Safety Reports mobile safety and compliance, and busybusy time tracking.

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