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PDFWAC 296-855-30080

Medical records.

This section applies when a medical evaluation is performed, or any time a medical record is created for an employee exposed to ethylene oxide (EtO).
(1) You must establish and maintain complete and accurate medical records for each employee receiving a medical evaluation for EtO and make sure the records include all the following:
(a) The employee's name and unique identifier.
(b) Any employee medical complaints related to EtO.
(c) A description of the employee's duties.
(d) A copy of the licensed health care professional's (LHCP's) written opinions.
(e) The anticipated or representative employee exposure monitoring results provided to the LHCP for the employee.
(f) A copy of the information required in Step two of the medical evaluation process, found in WAC 296-855-30030, except the copy of this chapter and the appendices.
(2) You must maintain medical records for the duration of employment plus thirty years.
• Your medical provider may keep these records for you. Other medical records, such as the employee's medical history or X rays, need to be kept as confidential records by the medical provider.
For additional requirements that apply to employee exposure records including access and transfer requirements, go to, Employee medical and exposure records, chapter 296-802 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-855-30080, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 05-17-168, § 296-855-30080, filed 8/23/05, effective 1/1/06.]
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