If your company had ten (10) or fewer employees at all times during the last calendar year, you do not need to keep Cal/OSHA injury and illness records unless OSHA or the BLS informs you in writing that you must keep records under the provisions of Section 14300.41 or Section 14300.42. However, all employers must continue to file reports of occupational injuries and illnesses with the Division of Labor Statistics and Research as required by Article 1 of this subchapter, and to immediately report to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health any workplace incident that results in serious injury or illness, or death, as required by Title 8 Section 342.
Source: The United States Department of Labor, “Partial exemption for employers with 10 or fewer employees” https://www.osha.gov website. Accessed December 20, 2020. https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1904/1904.1
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