Employer’s Record of Injuries DWC Rule 120.1
An employer shall keep a record of all injuries and fatal injuries to employees as reported to an employer, or otherwise made known to an employer. The record shall include:
- The name, address, date of birth, sex, wage, length of service, Social
Security number, and occupation of the employee;
- The reported cause of nature of the injury, the part of the body affected,
and a descriptif any equipment involved;
- The date, time, and location where the injury occurred;
- The name of the employee’s immediate supervisor;
- The names of any witnesses (if known); and
- The name and address of the treating health care provider, if known.
These records shall be open to inspection by the commission, upon at least
five working days notice to the employer, at a reasonable time and place.
The employer shall retain a record of an injury until the expiration of
five years from the last day of the year in which the injury occurred or
the period of time required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration
standards and regulations, whichever is greater.
An employer who does not maintain a record, or who refuses to make the record available to the commission, may be assessed an administrative penalty not to exceed $500.