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Q136 - Injured Insurance Broker

Question: 

An insurance broker pulled a muscle while lifting boxes in the office. A doctor issued prescription muscle relaxers. Is it recordable?

Answer:

NO. Insurance brokerages are included on the list of partially exempt industries and therefore, even though the injury was work-related and resulted in medical treatment, it does not need to be recorded. It is important to note, certain severe incidents including loss of an eye, in-patient hospitalizations and fatalities must be reported to OSHA. Click here for additional details on reporting to OSHA.

Federal Register:

OSHA currently lists the partially-exempt industries as follows

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           SIC  code                       Industry description
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525............................  Hardware Stores.
542............................  Meat and Fish Markets.
544............................  Candy, Nut, and Confectionery Stores.
545............................  Dairy Products Stores.
546............................  Retail Bakeries.
549............................  Miscellaneous Food Stores.
551............................  New and Used Car Dealers.
552............................  Used Car Dealers.
554............................  Gasoline Service Stations.
557............................  Motorcycle Dealers.
56.............................  Apparel and Accessory Stores.
573............................  Radio, Television, & Computer Stores.
58.............................  Eating and Drinking Places.
591............................  Drug Stores and Proprietary Stores.
592............................  Liquor Stores.
594............................  Miscellaneous Shopping Goods Stores.
599............................  Retail Stores, Not Elsewhere
                                  Classified.
60.............................  Depository Institutions (banks &
                                  savings institutions).
61.............................  Nondepository Credit Institutions.
62.............................  Security and Commodity Brokers.
63.............................  Insurance Carriers.
64.............................  Insurance Agents, Brokers & Services.
653............................  Real Estate Agents and Managers.
654............................  Title Abstract Offices.
67.............................  Holding and Other Investment Offices.
722............................  Photographic Studios, Portrait.
723............................  Beauty Shops.
724............................  Barber Shops.
725............................  Shoe Repair and Shoeshine Parlors.
726............................  Funeral Service and Crematories.
729............................  Miscellaneous Personal Services.
731............................  Advertising Services.
732............................  Credit Reporting and Collection
                                  Services.
733............................  Mailing, Reproduction, & Stenographic
                                  Services.
737............................  Computer and Data Processing Services.
738............................  Miscellaneous Business Services.
764............................  Reupholstery and Furniture Repair.
78.............................  Motion Picture.
791............................  Dance Studios, Schools, and Halls.
792............................  Producers, Orchestras, Entertainers.
793............................  Bowling Centers.
801............................  Offices & Clinics Of Medical Doctors.
802............................  Offices and Clinics Of Dentists.
803............................  Offices Of Osteopathic.
804............................  Offices Of Other Health Practitioners.
807............................  Medical and Dental Laboratories.
809............................  Health and Allied Services, Not
                                  Elsewhere Classified.
81.............................  Legal Services.
82.............................  Educational Services (schools,
                                  colleges, universities and libraries).
832............................  Individual and Family Services.
835............................  Child Day Care Services.
839............................  Social Services, Not Elsewhere
                                  Classified.
841............................  Museums and Art Galleries.
86.............................  Membership Organizations.
87.............................  Engineering, Accounting, Research,
                                  Management, and Related Services.
899............................  Services, not elsewhere classified.
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          NAICS  code                            Industry
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4412...........................  Other Motor Vehicle Dealers.
4431...........................  Electronics and Appliance Stores.
4461...........................  Health and Personal Care Stores.
4471...........................  Gasoline Stations.
4481...........................  Clothing Stores.
4482...........................  Shoe Stores.
4483...........................  Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods
                                  Stores.
4511...........................  Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical
                                  Instrument Stores.
4512...........................  Book, Periodical, and Music Stores.
4531...........................  Florists.
4532...........................  Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift
                                  Stores.
4812...........................  Nonscheduled Air Transportation.
4861...........................  Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil.
4862...........................  Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas.
4869...........................  Other Pipeline Transportation.
4879...........................  Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation,
                                  Other.
4885...........................  Freight Transportation Arrangement.
5111...........................  Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and
                                  Directory Publishers.
5112...........................  Software Publishers.
5121...........................  Motion Picture and Video Industries.
5122...........................  Sound Recording Industries.
5151...........................  Radio and Television Broadcasting.
5172...........................  Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
                                  (except Satellite).
5173...........................  Telecommunications Resellers.
5179...........................  Other Telecommunications.
5181...........................  Internet Service Providers and Web
                                  Search Portals.
5182...........................  Data Processing, Hosting, and Related
                                  Services.
5191...........................  Other Information Services.
5211...........................  Monetary Authorities--Central Bank.
5221...........................  Depository Credit Intermediation.
5222...........................  Nondepository Credit Intermediation.
5223...........................  Activities Related to Credit
                                  Intermediation.
5231...........................  Securities and Commodity Contracts
                                  Intermediation and Brokerage.
5232...........................  Securities and Commodity Exchanges.
5239...........................  Other Financial Investment Activities.
5241...........................  Insurance Carriers.
5242...........................  Agencies, Brokerages, and Other
                                  Insurance Related Activities.
5251...........................  Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds.
5259...........................  Other Investment Pools and Funds.
5312...........................  Offices of Real Estate Agents and
                                  Brokers.
5331...........................  Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible
                                  Assets (except Copyrighted Works).
5411...........................  Legal Services.
5412...........................  Accounting, Tax Preparation,
                                  Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services.
5413...........................  Architectural, Engineering, and Related
                                  Services.
5414...........................  Specialized Design Services.
5415...........................  Computer Systems Design and Related
                                  Services.
5416...........................  Management, Scientific, and Technical
                                  Consulting Services.
5417...........................  Scientific Research and Development
                                  Services.
5418...........................  Advertising and Related Services.
5511...........................  Management of Companies and
                                  Enterprises.
5611...........................  Office Administrative Services.
5614...........................  Business Support Services.
5615...........................  Travel Arrangement and Reservation
                                  Services.
5616...........................  Investigation and Security Services.
6111...........................  Elementary and Secondary Schools.
6112...........................  Junior Colleges.
6113...........................  Colleges, Universities, and
                                  Professional Schools.
6114...........................  Business Schools and Computer and
                                  Management Training.
6115...........................  Technical and Trade Schools.
6116...........................  Other Schools and Instruction.
6117...........................  Educational Support Services.
6211...........................  Offices of Physicians.
6212...........................  Offices of Dentists.
6213...........................  Offices of Other Health Practitioners.
6214...........................  Outpatient Care Centers.
6215...........................  Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories.
6244...........................  Child Day Care Services.
7114...........................  Agents and Managers for Artists,
                                  Athletes, Entertainers, and Other
                                  Public Figures.
7115...........................  Independent Artists, Writers, and
                                  Performers.
7213...........................  Rooming and Boarding Houses.
7221...........................  Full-Service Restaurants.
7222...........................  Limited-Service Eating Places.
7224...........................  Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages).
8112...........................  Electronic and Precision Equipment
                                  Repair and Maintenance.
8114...........................  Personal and Household Goods Repair and
                                  Maintenance.
8121...........................  Personal Care Services.
8122...........................  Death Care Services.
8131...........................  Religious Organizations.
8132...........................  Grantmaking and Giving Services.
8133...........................  Social Advocacy Organizations.
8134...........................  Civic and Social Organizations.
8139...........................  Business, Professional, Labor,
                                  Political, and Similar Organizations.
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