OSHA Recordkeeping Specialist (ORS)
$395.00 $345.00 (Premium Membership)
OSHA Recordkeeping Specialist (ORS)


  • access_time 13:00 hours / 1.30 CEUs


In this course, the student will understand the changes in updated recordkeeping regulations, learn how to utilize the 300, 300A and 301 forms, determine the difference between first aid and medical services, understand covered employees concerning contractors and temporary employees and understand employee privacy rights. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 13 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will attain the designation of OSHA Recordkeeping Specialist (ORS). With this certificate, the student will have acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  • Describe the role that accurate and thorough recordkeeping plays in the advancement of an effective safety program.
  • Utilizing the given criteria, determine whether an injury or illness is work-related, recordable and the appropriate category for documentation.
  • Describe those establishments and employers who are required to record work-related injuries and illnesses, for the purposes of submission to both OSHA and BLS, as needed.
  • Comply with OSHA reporting requirements in the case of fatalities, hospitalization, amputations and losses of eyes.
  • Accurately complete the required OSHA Recordkeeping Forms (300, 300A and 301) for their workplace.


The OSHA Recordkeeping Specialist (ORS) Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

(1.30) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Learning Objectives:

Our OSHA Recordkeeping Specialist Certificate covers:

  • Organization, Purpose, Scope
  • Definitions
  • Exemptions
  • Newly Covered Industries
  • Recording Criteria
  • Exceptions
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