62-6-1Record of injuries sustained by employees--Copy to employee--Failure as misdemeanor.

Every employer coming under the provisions of this title shall keep a record of all injuries, fatal or otherwise, sustained by the employer's employees in the course of their employment. The record shall be completed within seven calendar days, not counting Sundays and legal holidays, after any employer has knowledge of the occurrence of an injury. The record shall be on a form approved by the Department of Labor and Regulation. The employer shall preserve the record for a period of at least four years from the date of injury. The record shall be signed by the employer and a copy given to the injured employee. Any employer who fails to complete or maintain the injury records required by this section is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SDC 1939, § 64.0505; SL 1983, ch 387, § 2; SL 1999, ch 261, § 8; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 33, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.