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# Standard Interpretations
1 2014 - 12/12/2014 - Use of Kinesiology tape is considered medical treatment beyond first-aid.
2 2009 - 02/24/2009 - Determining recordkeeping for work-relatedness of accident occurring during off-site event.
3 2008 - 08/26/2008 - Clarification of several recordkeeping scenarios regarding days away from work, restricted work activity, and work-relatedness.
4 2008 - 07/14/2008 - Whether to record two cases of employee injuries sustained in company parking lot during employees commute to work.
5 2007 - 08/29/2007 - Clarification of 1910.95 and 1904 regarding physicians and audiologists roles in determining work-relatedness of worker hearing loss.
6 2007 - 02/06/2007 - Whether to record injuries that occur to a contract employee when traveling from an offshore manned platform complex to other downfield fixed platforms.
7 2007 - 02/06/2007 - Whether to record injuries that occur to employees who travel from an offshore manned platform complex or dock to other offshore platforms.
8 2005 - 12/21/2005 - Determining if an injury is considered a new recordkeeping case based on a recurrence of previously recorded symptoms.
9 2005 - 11/30/2005 - Clarification on recording days away from work for follow-up visits to doctor while on restricted-duty job and recovery time to stabilize preexisting condition.
10 2005 - 11/15/2005 - Once medical treatment beyond first aid has occurred for injury or illness the case must be recorded.
11 2005 - 09/09/2005 - Employer obligation to provide access to entire OSHA 300 Logs, including names of both union and non-union employees.
12 2005 - 09/01/2005 - 29 CFR Part 1904 OSHA Recordkeeping Regulation applies only within the jurisdictional boundaries of the United States and certain locations listed in OSHAct Sec. 4(a).
13 2005 - 03/10/2005 - Clarification of "assigned working hours" for determining recordability of injuries that occur during breaks in the normal work schedule.
14 2004 - 11/30/2004 - Determination of the date of an injury or illness for OSHA recordkeeping purposes.
15 2004 - 08/26/2004 - Use of glue to close a wound is medical treatment; prescription antibiotics/antiseptics for preventive treatment of a wound is medical treatment.
16 2004 - 08/02/2004 - OSHA 300 Log requirements versus HIPAA privacy requirements.
17 2004 - 03/04/2004 - Recording criteria for recordkeeping cases involving occupational hearing loss.
18 2004 - 01/15/2004 - Evaluation of seven scenarios for work-relatedness and recordkeeping requirements.
19 2004 - 01/13/2004 - Determining work-relatedness when the work event or exposure is only one of the discernable causes; not the sole or predominant cause.
20 2003 - 12/18/2003 - Posting requirements for the OSHA 300 Log and OSHA 300-A Summary Form.
21 2003 - 11/07/2003 - Employee and employee representative access rights to OSHA 300 Log and OSHA 300-A Summary forms.
22 2003 - 07/22/2003 - Clarification of Recordkeeping's work-related exception.
23 2003 - 06/23/2003 - Immunizations or inoculations (except tetanus) are recordable when given in response to a workplace injury or illness.
24 2003 - 06/23/2003 - Participation by professional sports teams in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses; definition of independent contractor versus employee.
25 2003 - 06/23/2003 - Recording criteria for cases involving workers from a temporary help service, employee leasing service, or personnel supply service.
26 2003 - 03/19/2003 - Results of an MRI do not negate the recordability of a physician's recommendation.

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