The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers report serious injuries, fatalities and catastrophic events within 8 hours of the incident or from when the employer receives notification.
Nevada, Illinois & Florida, call OSHA:
California, call your nearest OSHA at these locations:
Report any serious injury / illness, or fatality within 8 hours. If not, you may be penalized! For example, the minimum citation for failing to report the incident to OSHA is $5,000.
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