Question - How does OSHA define a recordable illness or injury?
Answer- OSHA defines a recordable illness or injury as follows: “Any work-related fatality. Any work-related injury or illness that results in loss of consciousness, days away from work, restricted work, or transfer to another job. Any work-related injury or illness requiring medical treatment beyond first aid. Any work-related diagnosed case of cancer, chronic irreversible diseases, fractured or cracked bones or teeth, and punctured eardrums.” (https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/index.html; accessed January 2019)