Gradience OSHA Manager - Location of Data File

Unhandled Exception in OSHA Manager

Unfortunately, in most cases an unhandled exception error in OSHA Manager means that the data file has become corrupted. If you have a backup file you can restore; however in order to restore you'll need to rename the OSHA data file. If you do not have a backup file, you'll still need to perform these steps but will be starting from scratch.

Rename the OSHA_Data.OSHA file

  • Windows XP OSHA Data Location: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\OSHA\Data
  • Windows 7 OSHA Data Location: C:\Users\All Users\OSHA\Data or C:\ProgramData\OSHA\Data



Note: If you cannot see the above listed folder in Windows 7, Go to the top of the screen and click Organize > Folder and Search Options > View. In the middle of the popup, under Advanced Settings, check Show Hidden Files and Folders. and uncheck Hide protected operating system files and Click > OK.

Restore Data

1.Open OSHA Manager.

2.In the upper left corner, click File > Maintenance > Restore

3.Navigate to the folder where your backups are stored and double-click the backup you wish to restore.

4.You will get a warning that the restore will overwrite your existing data.

5.If you are agreeable to letting the restore overwrite your existing data, click OK.

6.You will get a message indicating that the restore is complete. Click OK.

Note: Click here for backup instructions.

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