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WAC 296-850-170

Recordkeeping.

(1) Air monitoring data.
(a) The employer must make and maintain a record of all exposure measurements taken to assess airborne exposure as prescribed in WAC 296-850-115 Exposure assessment.
(b) This record must include at least the following information:
(i) The date of measurement for each sample taken;
(ii) The task that is being monitored;
(iii) The sampling and analytical methods used and evidence of their accuracy;
(iv) The number, duration, and results of samples taken;
(v) The type of personal protective clothing and equipment, including respirators, worn by monitored employees at the time of monitoring; and
(vi) The name, Social Security number, and job classification of each employee represented by the monitoring, indicating which employees were actually monitored.
(c) The employer must ensure that exposure records are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(2) Objective data.
(a) Where an employer uses objective data to satisfy the exposure assessment requirements under WAC 296-850-115, the employer must make and maintain a record of the objective data relied upon.
(b) This record must include at least the following information:
(i) The data relied upon;
(ii) The beryllium-containing material in question;
(iii) The source of the objective data;
(iv) A description of the process, task, or activity on which the objective data were based; and
(v) Other data relevant to the process, task, activity, material, or airborne exposure on which the objective data were based.
(c) The employer must ensure that objective data are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(3) Medical surveillance.
(a) The employer must make and maintain a record for each employee covered by medical surveillance under WAC 296-850-155.
(b) The record must include the following information about each employee:
(i) Name, Social Security number, and job classification;
(ii) A copy of all licensed physicians' written medical opinions for each employee; and
(iii) A copy of the information provided to the PLHCP as required by WAC 296-850-155(4).
(c) The employer must ensure that medical records are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(4) Training.
(a) At the completion of any training required by this standard, the employer must prepare a record that indicates the name, Social Security number, and job classification of each employee trained, the date the training was completed, and the topic of the training.
(b) This record must be maintained for three years after the completion of training.
(5) Access to records. The employer shall ensure records are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(6) Transfer of records. The employer must comply with the requirements involving transfer of records set forth in chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 18-17-156, ยง 296-850-170, filed 8/21/18, effective 12/12/18.]
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