Documenting employee COVID-19 cases: 3 OSHA guidelines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published guidance on when employers are responsible for documenting employee cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. 

Employers are only responsible for documenting cases if:

  • The case is a confirmed COVID-19 case. 
  • The case is related to the person's job duties, as defined here.
  • The case involves at least one of the general criteria outlined here

More information is available on OSHA's Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements page.



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