Safety Quiz – What do you know about record keeping?

 In 2020, Tip of the Week

Safety Compliance Management, Inc.What do you know about record keeping?  We have a little quiz here for you to test yourself.

For those of you who like to do things online, we have a link to a new online version of our weekly test.  Let us know how you like it! Online Quiz.

1. The OSHA 300 Recordkeeping Logs must be prepared by the end of January for the previous year. One of the series of three logs (300A) will contain generic statistical information on any recordable occupational injury/illness and is to be posted in a place where all employees can easily see it. Between which of the following dates must this log be posted?

A. January 1 through January 31.
B. April 1 through April 30.
C. February 1 through March 1.

D. February 1 through April 30.

2. You should keep a copy of the OSHA 300 logs on file. How long are you required to keep them?

A. At least 1 year.
B. At least 2 years.
C. At least 3 years.

D. At least 5 years.

3. You own a construction company with 75 employees and are located in Texas. Do you have to file your OSHA 300A log electronically?

A. Yes, because the construction industry is considered a “high hazard” industry, which means that all construction companies with 20 – 249 employees must file electronically.
B. Yes, because Texas does not have its’ own OSHA, is not a “State Plan State.” So, you must file electronically with OSHA.
C. Yes, because everyone with more than 10 employees must file electronically.
D. All of the above.
E. Only A and B are correct.

4. You know that you should have a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) on file for every chemical you have on site, according to the Hazard Communication Standard. How long do you have to keep them or similar representative information about the chemicals on file?

A. At least 2 years.
B. At least 5 years.
C. At least 30 years.

D. At least 50 years.

5. You have done a good job making sure your employees receive safety training. You make them sign in when they attend training sessions and have kept those sign-in sheets on file. How long should you keep them?

A. At least 1 year.
B. At least 2 years.
C. At least 3 years.

D. At least 5 years.

Bonus Question:

6. One of your employees slipped over a char in the office while at work and broke their wrist. They had to go to the doctor to get it set and had to take some time off work. Does this count as first aid? Does this need to be recorded on the OSHA 300 log?

A. Yes, it is first aid. Yes, it needs to be recorded on the OSHA 300 log.
B. No, it is beyond first aid. Yes, it needs to be recorded on the OSHA 300 log.
C. No, it is beyond first aid. No, it does not need to be recorded on the OSHA 300 log.

D. We can’t tell. We need more information.

Need a refresher on OSHA 300 logs and filing electronically? Here’s a link to the OSHA webpage: Find it here

If you’d like to learn more about OSHA record keeping, take our course at for only $25! Here’s a link to sign up: OSHA Recordkeeping.

Quiz Answers:

1. D
2. D
3. E
4. C
5. A

6. A

Take a class on filing OSHA 300 Logs and Recordkeeping at $25.See it here!

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