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| Record Type:||Instruction|
| Directive Number:||CSP 01-01-025|
| Old Directive Number:||STP 2.12B|
| Title:||State Program Requirements for Statistical Information on the Incidence of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Industry; on the Injured or Ill Worker; and on the Circumstances of the Injuries or Il|
| Information Date:||05/04/1992|
OSHA Instruction STP 2.12B May 4, 1992 Office of State Programs
Subject: State Program Requirements for Statistical Information on the Incidence of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses by Industry; on the Injured or Ill Worker; and on the Circumstances of the Injuries or Illnesses
A. PURPOSE. This instruction sets out criteria for State statistical reporting systems as required by 29 CFR 1902.3(k) and (l).
B. SCOPE. This instruction applies to all States with plans approved under Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
C. CANCELLATION. OSHA Instruction STP 2.12A, September 14, 1979, is canceled.
D. ACTION. The Regional Administrators shall immediately provide copies of this directive to the designated State agencies in their regions and ensure that States follow the procedures set out below.
E. EXPLANATION. This instruction replaces STP 2.12A, to reflect changes in the BLS Statistical program as a result of the Redesigned Occupational Safety and Health Survey (ROSH). State programs must also incorporate the changes made by ROSH. States are expected to complete information on calendar year 1991 in accordance with the previous instruction.
G. BACKGROUND. Section 18(c)(7) of the Act and 29 CFR 1902.3(k) and (l) require States implementing their own occupational safety and health plans to ensure that employers covered by the plan will maintain records and make reports to the Assistant Secretary in the same manner and to the same extent as if the plan were not in effect and to provide reports containing statistical information pertaining to work-related deaths, injuries and illnesses. In addition, States are required by section 18(c)(8) of the Act and 29 CFR 1902.3(l) to provide reports necessary for the evaluation of the effectiveness of individual State programs as compared to the Federal program. States must provide statistical data on injuries and illnesses at the State level for the purposes of State plan evaluation.
Dorothy L. Strunk Acting Assistant Secretary
Distribution: National and Regional Offices State Designees 18(b) State Monitors
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