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Published on February 23, 2018 3:08PM

Last changed on February 23, 2018 3:16PM

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HR Questions and Answers:

Q. Who is supposed to sign the OSHA form 300A after it is completed?

A. A company executive must certify that he or she has examined the OSHA 300 Log and that he or she reasonably believes based on his or her knowledge of the process by which the information was recorded, that the annual summary is correct and complete. The company executive who certifies the log must be one of the following persons: owner of the company (only if the company is a sole proprietorship or partnership); an officer of the corporation; the highest ranking company official working at the establishment; or an immediate supervisor of the highest ranking company official.

Q. I have completed the OSHA 300A form. Where do I send that information?

A. You must retain the forms at your establishment for 5 years after the reference year of the records. Beginning in 2017, some employers will be required to submit information from their forms to OSHA. See for further information.

Q. How many months should I post the OSHA form 300A?

A. The 300A form must be posted from February 1 until April 30.

This column is sponsored by the Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association. LCHRMA represents a gathering of Human Resources professionals. Join us each month for a luncheon and training that covers many aspects of employment law and human resources.

Disclaimer: No response to the above queries is intended as legal advice. The answers are general answers based on general questions. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney.


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