New York Reporting Requirements
As a reminder, New York State requires employers to report workplace injuries and illnesses when the injury or illness:
- Has caused or will cause the employee to lose time from regular duties of one day beyond the workday or shift during which the incident occurred, or
- Has required or will require medical treatment beyond ordinary first aid, or more than two treatments by a person rendering first aid
NYSIF workers’ compensation policyholders must file a report of work-related injury or illness with NYSIF immediately upon becoming aware of the injury or illness, and no later than 10 days after the employer’s knowledge of the injury or illness.
New York Recordkeeping
New York employers must retain injury and illness records for 18 years, whether the injury or illness results in a claim, in case a non-reportable injury later becomes a claim.
Severe Injury Reporting
OSHA requires employers to report any worker fatality within eight hours and any amputation, loss of an eye, or hospitalization of a worker within 24 hours.
NYSIF encourages policyholders to immediately report all workplace injuries or illnesses by using our electronic reporting system, NYSIF eFROI.