How to use the summary rate tables tool

Overview This tool allows you to record your OSHA log summary numbers, and save and display your firms' incidence rates and your benchmark incidence rates. Copy this file to your own computer and use it to keep track of your OSHA log statistics. The incidence rate calculations and an overview of the Burea of Labor Statistics Web tool, Incidence rate calculator and comparison tool, are described in the Recordkeeping 101, Part 7 article published in the summer 2006 edition of Safety Lines. It is available on the Web at http://www.doli.state.mn.us/pdf/safetylin-sum06rcd7.pdf. You need to complete the OSHA log summary (OSHA form 300A) before you begin. Enter the number of hours worked by all employees and the number of cases from the OSHA log summary on the Hours and Cases worksheet. Then use this information with BLS incidence rate calculator tool to obtain incidence rates. Copy the results table from the incidence rate calculator to the Data from BLS tool worksheet. Copy the incidence rates into the Data Tables worksheet. The rates will automatically be entered into the incidence rate trend charts on the Charts worksheet. Data from your OSHA log summary (form 300A) An explanation of how to correctly complete the log summary is available on the Web at http://www.doli.state.mn.us/pdf/safetylin-spr06-rcd6.pdf. Incidence rate calculator and comparison tool The tool is available on the Web at http://data.bls.gov/IIRC/?data_tool=IIRC.

For additional help with this tool, please contact Brian Zaidman at brian.zaidman@state.mn.us.

Employee hours and numbers of injuries and illnesses cases
Copy information from your Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (OSHA Form 300A) This information is used in Steps 1 and 2 of the Incidence Rate Calculator and Comparison Tool. My company's NAICS code: 2003 Employee hours Cases with days away from work (col H) Cases with job transfer or restriction (col I) Other recordable cases (col J) Total cases (columns H+I+J) DART cases (columns H+I) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Pasted results tables from the Incidence Rate Calculator and Comparison Tool
Use this worksheet to paste your results from Step 4 of the Incidence rate calculator and comparison tool. Your results tables will look like this. Paste it anywhere on this worksheet. Copy the results for "Your Establishment" to the table of the same name on the Data Tables worksheet. Paste the data into the column with the appropriate year. Copy the benchmark results for your state or the U.S.to the "Benchmark rates for state or U.S." table on the Data Tables worksheet. Paste the data into the column with the appropriate year. The data will also be displayed in the charts on the Charts worksheet. Private industry, Minnesota 9.8 2.6 3 5.6

Case Type Total Days Away Job Transfer/Restriction DART

Your Establishment 7.5 1.5 2 3.5

Incidence rates trends
Enter the name of your establishment or company in cell B6. Enter the name of the benchmark state or the U.S. in cell B20. These names will provide the labels for the charts.

Your Establishment
Establishment name: your company name Case type Total Days Away From Work Job Transfer/Restriction DART 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Benchmark rates for state or U.S.
Name of benchmark jurisdiction: your benchmark state or U.S. Case type Total Days Away From Work Job Transfer/Restriction DART 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Injury and Illness rate charts

Total case rate
1 0.75 0.5 0.25 0 2003

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2006 Row 12

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Days away from work case rate
1 0.75 0.5 0.25 0 2003

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2006 Row 13

2007 Row 25

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Job transfer or restriction case rate
1 0.75 0.5 0.25 0

1 0.75 0.5 0.25 0 2003

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2006 Row 14

2007 Row 26

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DART case rate
1 0.75 0.5 0.25 0 2003

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2006 Row 15

2007 Row 27

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