Required Record Keeping

Section 29 CFR 1904 of the code of federal regulations, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, requires employers to record all work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths on the OSHA 300 or

Table 4.2. Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards that apply to agriculture.

Temporary labor camps: 29 CFR 1910.142

Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia: 29 CFR 910.111

Logging operations: 29 CFR 1910.266

Slow-moving vehicles: 29 CFR 1910.145

Hazard communication: 29 CFR 1910.1200

Retention of Department of Transportation (DOT) markings, placards, and labels: 29 CFR

1910.1201 Cadmium: 29 CFR 1910.1027

Rollover protective structures (ROPS) for tractors used in agricultural operations: 29 CFR 1928.51

Guarding of farm field equipment, farmstead equipment, and cotton gins: 29 CFR1928.57 Field sanitation: 29 CFR 1928.110

equivalent form (specified industries, such as dental clinics, are exempt from this regulation). A summary of these events must be posted in the workplace on an annual basis. In addition, the employer must report any deaths, multiple hospitalizations, or catastrophic incidents, e.g., loss of a limb, to the local OSHA office within 8 hours. Employers with fewer than 11 employees at any given time in the year are exempt from this regulation. The recording and reporting requirements do not cover unpaid family members working on farms (9).

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