What Are The OSH Reports That All Establishments Need To Submit?

OSH Law requires companies to submit reportorial requirements monthly or annually.

Here are the reports that you need – W.A.A.R.M

Work Accident/ Illness Report (WAIR)

Occupational Safety and Health exists to protect the employees from health and safety issues such as work-related accidents and occupational illnesses that may lead to disability or even death.

With this, all establishments are required to report all work-related accidents and occupational illness to the Regional Labor Office or duly authorized representative in duplicate and a copy furnished the employee or his duly authorized representative using the form DOLE/BWC/OHSD-IP-6.

WAIR must be submitted on or before the 20th day of the month following the date of occurrence of the accident or the illness.

The employer then must initiate an investigation regarding the work-related accident and its investigation report must be submitted on or before the 30th day of the same month using the prescribed form DOLE/BWC/OHSD-IP-6a.

All deaths and permanent total disabilities shall be investigated by the Regional Labor Office or duly authorized representative within 48 hours after the receipt of the initial report from the employer.

Annual Exposure Data Report (AEDR)

AEDR must be accomplished by the employer annually using the prescribed form DOLE/BWC/OHSD-IP-6b, which shall be submitted to the Bureau, copy furnished the Regional Labor Office on or before the 30th of the month following the end of each calendar year.

This report provides the annual exposure data of a company and its injury summary which includes the frequency and severity rate of the injuries during the hours of exposure.

Exposure is defined as the total number of hours worked by all employees in each establishment including employees of operating production, maintenance, transportation, electrical, administrative, sales and other departments.

Annual Medical Report (AMR)

AMR, using form DOLE/BWC/HSD/OH-47, is submitted to the Regional Labor Office concerned, copy furnished the Bureau of Working Conditions on or before the last day of March of the year following the covered period.

Read: What I Wish Company Knew About Annual Medical Report

Here in AMR, the employer reports its annual OSH personnel and services, health and safety programs and its annual report about the work-place illnesses and hazards.

Report of Safety Organization

The report of the safety organization is submitted using the prescribed form DOLE/BWC/OHSD/IP-5

In every place of employment, a safety committee shall be formed within one (1) month from the date the business starts operating, in both cases the Safety Committee shall re-organize every January of the following year.

Minutes of Meeting (MOM) of OSH Committee

Minutes of meeting, prepared by the secretary of the OSH Committee, is submitted monthly to the Regional Labor Office concerned. It includes all the agenda that were discussed during the company’s monthly OSH meeting.

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