How do I report an accident or fatality to IOSHA?

Published 12/18/2007 09:34 AM   |    Updated 12/18/2007 09:34 AM

How do I report an accident or fatality to IOSHA?

If during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday), call 317-232-2693.  Identify the call as a fatality/catastrophe report.  You will be transferred to an IOSHA official who will request the following information:

 

  • The establishment name.
  • The location of the incident.
  • The time of the incident.
  • The number of fatalities or hospitalized employees.
  • The names of any injured employees.
  • The name of the employer’s contact person, and his/her telephone number
  • A brief description of the incident.

 

If not during normal business hours or on a holiday, please call the federal OSHA Hotline at 800-321-OSHA (800-321-6742) and speak with the duty officer.

 

A catastrophe is an incident that results in three or more employees being hospitalized overnight.

 

Reporting the incident by fax or email is prohibited.

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