January 20 Breakfast
Roundtable Details CONN-OSHA Log of Work-Related Injuries
For immediate release
January 14, 2009
WETHERSFIELD - A detailed explanation of the OSHA Log of Work-Related
Injuries and Illnesses will be provided on Jan. 20 during Breakfast
Roundtable Discussion group meeting sponsored by the agency’s Division of
Occupational Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA).
place from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Labor Department’s Central Office, 200 Folly
Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, the speaker will be Joseph Weber, supervisor in
the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Safety and Health Statistics Unit. Weber
will provide tips for properly maintaining the Form 300 (the official title for
the injury and illness log) and will answer questions from participants.
of the most important safety and health tools in use today, the OSHA Log of
Work-Related Injuries is a written record of every work-related injury and
illness taking place on an employers’ premise,” Weber explains. “Required of
many businesses and employers, it documents every work-related injury that has
resulted in death, loss of consciousness, days away from work, restricted work
activity, and medical treatment beyond first aid.” According to Weber, the log
also provides members of a company’s health and safety committee with an
excellent indicator of their success in meeting CONN-OSHA’s safety and health
goal is to give attendees information about the latest safety and health rules,
as well as to instill confidence among users who are properly recording and
reporting every occupational injury and illness,” Weber noted.
continuing this month will be the discussion portion of the program. Time
permitting, each person taking part in the roundtable will be asked to submit a
question for discussion and those in the room will be invited to share their
opinion regarding the issue.
Admission to the
roundtable is free, but pre-registration is required. To register for the
breakfast roundtable or for additional information, please contact CONN-OSHA
John Able at (860) 263-6902, or via email at
Media Contact: Nancy Steffens (860)