If your organization must keep track of workplace injuries on the OSHA 300 Form, take note: You are required to include employees' ergonomic-related injuries (such as carpal tunnel syndrome) on that form. OSHA recently announced that the OSHA 300 Form would not include a separate column for ergonomic injuries. But an erroneous media report led some employers to believe that companies no longer were required to report ergonomic injuries at all. Not true.
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