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- OSHA Recordkeeping Advisor

You indicated that:

  • An event or exposure occurring in the work environment did NOT cause the injury or illness, or "significantly aggravate" a pre-existing injury or illness and,
  • No event or exposure in the work environment caused or contributed to the affected employee receiving a cut, laceration, fractured or cracked bone, punctured eardrum, needlestick, splash with bodily fluid, exposure to tuberculosis, significant diagnosed disease such as cancer, or chronic irreversible disease.

Based on the information supplied, according to OSHA regulations, it appears that there is no recording or reporting requirement.

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