All employers must report the following work-related incidents to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
- Inpatient hospitalizations of one or more employees
- Loss of an eye
Employers must report work-related fatalities within eight hours of learning about the incident. For any in-patient hospitalization, amputation, or eye loss employers must report the incident within 24 hours of learning about it.
Only fatalities occurring within 30 days of the work-related incident must be reported to OSHA.