OSHA Forms 300, 300A, 301
OSHA Form 300 is used to classify work injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case. When an incident occurs, Form 300 is used the to record specific details about what happened and how it happened. Click here for a PDF version of OSHA Form 300.
Form 300: Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
There are three main sections to OSHA Form 300 for incident reporting:
1. Identify the person (name, title)
2. Describe the case (date, where occurred, description)
3. Classify the case (injury severity, duration of injury)
Form 300A: Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
All businesses covered by 29 CFR Part 1904 must complete OSHA Form 300A, even if no work-related injuries or illnesses occurred during the year. The three main sections of Form 300A include:
1. Number of cases
2. Number of days
3. Injury and illness types.
Form 301: Injury and Illness Incident Report
You must complete OSHA Form 301 within 7 calendar days after you receive information that a recordable work-related injury or illness has occurred.
You also must keep Form 301 on file for five years, according to Title 29 CFR, which is the recordkeeping rule for OSHA.