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|Table 1: Partial List of Changes to the Recordkeeping Requirements for the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, effective January 1, 2002|
|OLD RULE||NEW RULE|
|Any aggravation of a pre-existing condition by a workplace event or exposure makes a case work-related.||Significant aggravation of a pre-existing condition by a workplace event or exposure makes a case work-related.|
|All work-related illnesses are recordable.||Work-related illnesses are recordable if they meet the general recording criteria.|
|Day counts: count lost workdays, no cap on number of days.||Day counts: count calendar days, 180 day cap on number of days.|
|First Aid list in Bluebook was a list of examples and not comprehensive.||First Aid list in regulation is comprehensive. Any other procedure is medical treatment.|
|No requirement to inform employees how to report an injury or illness.||You must inform each employee how he or she is to report an injury or illness.|
|Must enter the employee’s name on all cases.||Must enter a code rather than the employee’s name for ‘Privacy Concern Cases’ and keep a separate list of the codes and corresponding names.|
|Anyone can certify annual summary.||Company executive must certify annual summary.|
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