DIR Employer Required Postings

Some federal and state regulations and statutes require employers to notify their employees of certain rights and/or obligations. All employers in the State of California must comply with certain workplace posting requirements which include posting the information in areas easily accessible to employees.  In addition to postings regarding wages, hours, and working conditions the following are some safety and health required postings that are required.

 

Safety and Health Protection on The Job

Contains pertinent information regarding safety rules and regulations.

This posting is required for ALL employers

 

Access to Medical and Exposure Records

Provides information about rights of employees working with hazardous/toxic substances.

(Title 8, California Code of Regulations, General Industry Safety Order section 3204)

This posting is required for employers using hazardous or toxic substances

 

Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks

Employers using industrial trucks shall post and enforce a set of operating rules.

(Title 8, California Code of Regulations, General Industry Safety Order section 3664)

This posting is required for Employers operating forklifts and other types of industrial trucks or tow tractors

 

Notice to Employees – Injuries Caused by Work

Advises employees of workers’ compensation benefits. Claims administrators and employers need to revise the notice they are currently using and send it to the DWC administrative director for review and approval.

(Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Division of Workers’ Compensation section 9881)

This posting is required for ALL employers

 

Log and Summary of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

Form 300 is for logging recordable injuries, Form 301 is for collecting details, and Form 300A is the annual summary form.

This posting is required for Employers with 11 or more employees in the previous year

 

A complete list of the State of California’s Department of Industrial Relations required postings can be found, downloaded, and printed from the Department of Industrial Relations website. Please note that in addition to the California postings requirements, the Federal government also has certain posting obligations, which can also be found on the DIR website.

 

Note: update provided by Tim Bormann, CIH, FAIHA – The Cohen Group

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