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Rule 4167-6-10 | Reporting fatalities, hospitalization , amputations, and loss of an eye as a result of work-related incidents.


(A) Within eight hours after the death of any employee from a work-related incident, the employer of any affected employees shall orally report the incident to the superintendent at the phone number indicated on the poster required under rule 4167-4-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The employer shall report any of the following within twenty-four hours of a work-related incident:

(1) The hospitalization of one or more employees;

(2) An employee's amputation; or

(3) An employee's loss of an eye.

(C) If the employer does not learn of a reportable incident at the time it occurs, the employer shall make an initial report within eight hours of the time the incident is reported to any employer or agent of the employer.

(D) Each initial report required by this section shall relate the following information: establishment name, location of the incident, time of the incident, number of fatalities, hospitalized employees, or injured employees, contact person for the employer, phone number, and a brief description of the incident.

(E) The superintendent shall develop conduct inspections and investigations of reported incidents pursuant to rule 4167-8-01 of the Administrative Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4167.07, 4167.02, 4121.121, 4121.12
Amplifies: 4167.11
Five Year Review Date: 1/1/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 3/20/1995, 11/15/1996, 8/1/2001, 1/1/2014