What to do in Case of an Accident, Amputation, Loss of Eye, or Fatality
Incident Reporting Time Report To Time Limitation
Fatality Within 8 hours. Division of Compliance
502-564-3070

OSHA after hours:
800-321-6742
All fatalities must be reported. There is no time limitation.
Hospitalization of 3 or more employees Within 8 hours​ Division of Compliance
502-564-3070

OSHA after hours:
800-321-6742
All hospitalizations of 3 or more employees must be reported. There is no time limitation.
Hospitalization of 1 or 2 employees Within 72 hours Division of Compliance
502-564-3070

OSHA after hours:
800-321-6742
Hospitalizations of 1 or 2 employees which occur more than 72 hours following an incident are not required to be reported.
Amputation Within 72 hours Division of Compliance
502-564-3070

OSHA after hours:
800-321-6742
All amputations must be reported. There is no time limitation.
Loss of eye Within 72 hours Division of Compliance
502-564-3070

OSHA after hours:
800-321-6742
All losses of eye must be reported. There is no time limitation.
Notes
* Reporting time is the time from which an employer, employer’s agent, or another employee first becomes aware of the fatality, hospitalization, amputation, or loss of eye.

* If the Frankfort office is closed and you cannot talk to a person, then you must call the OSHA toll-free number at 800-321-6742 and report the incident. Messages or faxes are not accepted to meet this reporting requirement.