OSHA 300 Logs – Reporting & Recordkeeping Requirements for 2023

Date: February 28, 2023
Time: 01:00 PM ET
Duration: 60 Minutes
Speaker: Matthew Burr
CEU Credits : 1.0



Confused about which OSHA reporting and recordkeeping requirements apply to your organization? In this session, we’ll review these requirements – who they apply to, what your company must do for compliance, and when to complete various responsibilities. We’ll review the OSHA 300 forms in detail and will also cover OSHA’s new electronic submission of injury and illness records requirements.

In this informative, 60-minute program we’ll address:

  • What OSHA requires when recording work-related fatalities, certain injuries and illnesses
  • How workers’ compensation and OSHA recordkeeping requirements are independent of each other, where an injury may be compensable under workers compensation but not recordable under OSHA
  • Definitions of the various categories on the OSHA 300 log and the importance of correctly categorizing each illness or injury
  • The limited definition of “first aid” and how that may impact you OSHA log
  • Various nuances of recording hearing loss, needle sticks and under what circumstance an employee can request their name not be listed on the log due to “privacy concerns”


Guidelines & Best Practices for OSHA Recordkeeping Compliance

  • What size establishments must report to OSHA
  • Accurately preparing, approving and posting the OSHA Annual Summary (Form 300A)
  • Handling special situations: Working at home, travel, parking lots & more
  • The latest OSHA recordkeeping Letters of Interpretation (LOI’s) and their impact
  • Reporting v. recording an injury or Illness: Understanding the difference
  • Determining if an injury or illness is justifiably work-related


Who Should Attend:

  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Safety/ Security Professionals
  • All Managers
  • EHS Personals.
  • OSHA Professionals
  • C-level


Matthew Burr

Matthew Burr has over eleven years of experience working in the human resources field, starting his career as an Industrial Relations Intern at Kennedy Valve Manufacturing to most recently founding and managing a human resource consulting company; Burr Consulting, LLC.  Prior to founding the consulting firm, the majority of his career was spent in manufacturing and healthcare.  He specializes in labor and employment law, conflict resolution, performance management, labor and employment relations.  Matthew has a generalist background in HR and provides strategic HR services to his clients, focusing on small and medium sized organizations.  In July 2017, Matthew started as an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Elmira College and was promoted into the Continuing Education & Business Administration Department Liaison role in July 2018.  He teaches both undergraduate and graduate level business courses at Elmira College.  Matthew is also the SHRM Certification Exam Instructor at the college, his students currently have an 80% pass rate on the SHRM-SCP and 92.3% pass rate on the SHRM-CP.  Matthew works as a trainer Tompkins Cortland Community College, Corning Community College, Broome Community College and Penn State University.  He also acts as an On-Call Mediator and Fact-Finder through the Public Employment Relations Board in New York State, working with public sector employers and labor unions.

Matthew has publications at the Cornell HR Review, Business Insider, New York State Bar Association, Expert 360 (in Australia).  In early 2017, he published his first book, “$74,000 in 24 Months:  How I killed my student loans (and you can too!).” 

Matthew has an associate’s degree in business administration from Tompkins Cortland Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Elmira College, a master’s degree from the University of Illinois School of Labor and Employment Relations in Human Resources & Industrial Relations and a Master’s in Business Administration specializing in entrepreneurship from Syracuse University.  He currently holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) and the Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications. 

Matthew has been featured on CNN Money, Fast Company, Fits Small Business, Magnify Money, My Twin Tiers, Namely, Student Loan Hero, Smart Sheet and CEO Blog Nation.


This webinar has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®,SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).