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• Part Number: 1904
• Part Title: Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness
• Subpart: D
• Subpart Title: Other OSHA injury and Illness Recordkeeping Requirements
• Standard Number: 1904.37
• Title: State recordkeeping regulations.
• GPO Source: e-CFR


Basic requirement. Some States operate their own OSHA programs, under the authority of a State plan as approved by OSHA. States operating OSHA-approved State plans must have occupational injury and illness recording and reporting requirements that are substantially identical to the requirements in this part (see 29 CFR 1902.3(j), 29 CFR 1902.7, and 29 CFR 1956.10(i)).




State-Plan States must have the same requirements as Federal OSHA for determining which injuries and illnesses are recordable and how they are recorded.


For other Part 1904 provisions (for example, industry exemptions, reporting of fatalities and hospitalizations, record retention, or employee involvement), State-Plan State requirements may be more stringent than or supplemental to the Federal requirements, but because of the unique nature of the national recordkeeping program, States must consult with and obtain approval of any such requirements.


Although State and local government employees are not covered Federally, all State-Plan States must provide coverage, and must develop injury and illness statistics, for these workers. State Plan recording and reporting requirements for State and local government entities may differ from those for the private sector but must meet the requirements of paragraphs 1904.37(b)(1) and (b)(2).


A State-Plan State may not issue a variance to a private sector employer and must recognize all variances issued by Federal OSHA.


A State Plan State may only grant an injury and illness recording and reporting variance to a State or local government employer within the State after obtaining approval to grant the variance from Federal OSHA.
[66 FR 6132, Jan. 19, 2001; 80 FR 49904, August 18, 2015]

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