Do amputations or power press accidents have to be reported to IOSHA?

Published 12/18/2007 01:33 PM   |    Updated 12/18/2007 01:33 PM

Do amputations or power press accidents have to be reported to IOSHA?

Power press accidents and amputations have to be reported to IOSHA, in writing, within 30 days of the accident.  You will need to include the following information in your report:

 

  • Name and address of the company.
  • Type of business.
  • Name, job title, and telephone number of the person reporting the incident.
  • Event date and time.
  • Type of equipment involved.
  • Name, age, and occupation of the injured employee.
  • A brief description of the incident.

 

The report may be mailed to:

 

            Indiana Department of Labor – IOSHA

            402 West Washington Street

            Room W195

            Indianapolis, IN 46204

If you wish to fax the report, send it, Attention IOSHA, to 317-232-3790.

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