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WAC 296-855-30080

Medical records.

IMPORTANT:
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.
Note:
• 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.
Reference:
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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