Every builder who has been through
an OSHA inspection is familiar with
OSHA's safety regulations for job sites.
But OSHA has paperwork requirements
as well, and complying with the
rules for completing, posting, and
updating the forms is just as important
as using approved ladders and GFCIs.
Most employers with more than ten
employees are required to use an
OSHA Form 200 (or an equivalent
private form) to record and summarize
work-related injuries and illnesses.
Form 200 must be tallied each year,
signed, and kept for five years. Some
states also require a supplementary
record of each injury. In North
Carolina, for example, you must keep a
record on OSHA Form 101 or on Form
19 of the