Access to employee exposure and medical records

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Citation 29 C.F.R. §1910.1020
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11 cases
  • Mass. Bldg. Trades Council v. U.S. Dep't of Labor (In re MCP No. 165, Occupational Safety & Health Admin.)
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Sixth Circuit
    • December 15, 2021
    ... ... he is on the clock or off and that amounts to a medical procedure that cannot be removed at the end of the shift ... Ready access to free vaccinations may not have quelled the pandemic as ... It is the rare federal judge, indeed the rare employee in the third branch, I suspect, who has not gotten the ... ) that "employees are exposed to grave danger from exposure to substances or agents determined to be toxic or ... the agency access to "relevant exposure and medical records" to identify, handle, and prevent "occupational disease." ... ...
  • Willis v. Noble Drilling (US), Inc.
    • United States
    • Court of Appeal of Louisiana — District of US
    • November 13, 2012
    ... ... Willis and John Delaney, another Fugro Chance employee, were working in the control room at that time. Mr. Willis ... Willis was back onshore, he sought medical treatment from his family physician who referred him to an ... will use to provide the other employer(s) on-site access to safety data sheets for each hazardous chemical the ... objects, which subjected him to continued exposure even after disembarking the LESTER PETTUS. For that reason, ... ...
  • Bd. for Asbestos and Lead v. ABATECO SERV.
    • United States
    • Virginia Court of Appeals
    • September 26, 2000
    ... ... Department of Labor and Industry (the "Department") access to its records. The Board contends the trial court erred in ... requested certain records from Abateco, including employee medical records, employee asbestos training, employee ... for Occupational Safety and Health to employee exposure and medical records and to analyses using exposure or ... ...
  • Public Citizen Health Research v. Us Dept of Labor
    • United States
    • U.S. Court of Appeals — Third Circuit
    • February 23, 2009
    ... ... ("OSHA") to regulate the occupational exposure of workers to hexavalent chromium ("Cr(VI)"), a toxic ... , we will grant HRG's petition with regard to the employee exposure notification requirements of the standard. We will ... controlling regulation, and about the applicable medical surveillance program. Id. §§ 1910.1026(1)(i), ... general industry rules must establish defined and access-controlled "regulated areas" wherever "an employee's ... provides all employees the right to access their records, thus permitting them to discover monitoring results on ... ...
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12 books & journal articles
  • Privacy issues in the workplace
    • United States
    • James Publishing Practical Law Books Texas Employment Law. Volume 1 Part VI. Workplace torts
    • May 5, 2018
    ...Safety and Health Act (“OSHA”) requires employers to maintain all employee medical records on a confidential medical basis. 29 C.F.R. §1910.1020 (West 1998). It also gives employees and former employees the right to access their own medical files. The employer is required to provide access ......
  • Privacy Issues in the Workplace
    • United States
    • James Publishing Practical Law Books Archive Texas Employment Law. Volume 2 - 2014 Part VI. Workplace torts
    • August 16, 2014
    ...Safety and Health Act (“OSHA”) requires employers to maintain all employee medical records on a confidential medical basis. 29 C.F.R. §1910.1020 (West 1998). It also gives employees and former employees the right to access their own medical files. The employer is required to provide access ......
  • Employee records
    • United States
    • James Publishing Practical Law Books Texas Employment Law. Volume 1 Part IV. Records, rules, and policies
    • May 5, 2018
    ...substances or harmful physical agents must comply with the OSHA standard titled Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records. 29 C.F.R. §1910.1020(b). This standard does not require an employer to create records pertaining to employee exposure to toxic or other harmful substances in the ......
  • Employee Records
    • United States
    • James Publishing Practical Law Books Archive Texas Employment Law. Volume 1 - 2017 Part IV. Records, rules, and policies
    • August 9, 2017
    ...substances or harmful physical agents must comply with the OSHA standard titled Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records. 29 C.F.R. §1910.1020(b). This standard does not require an employer to create records pertaining to employee exposure to toxic or other harmful substances in the ......
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4 provisions
  • Utah State Bulletin Number 2019-20, October 15, 2019
    • United States
    • Utah Register
    • Invalid date
    ...and laboratory tests including (X-ray examinations and all biological monitoring not defined as an "employee exposure record" in 29 CFR 1910.1020(c)(5)); c. Medical opinions, diagnoses, progress notes, and d. Descriptions of treatments and prescriptions; and e. Employee medical complaints. ......
  • Utah State Bulletin Number 2019-22, November 15, 2019
    • United States
    • Utah Register
    • Invalid date
    ...OF PROPOSED RULES DAR File No. 44170 X-ray examinations and all biological monitoring not defined as an "employee exposure record" in 29 CFR 1910.1020(c)(5)); c. Medical opinions, diagnoses, progress notes, and d. Descriptions of treatments and prescriptions; and e. Employee medical complai......
  • New Jersey Register, Volume 48, Issue 22, November 21, 2016
    • United States
    • New Jersey Register
    • Invalid date
    ...were actually monitored. (iii) The employer shall ensure that exposure records are maintained and made available in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1020. (2) Objective data. (i) The employer shall make and maintain an accurate record of all objective data relied upon to comply with the requirem......
  • Texas Register, Volume 45, Number 18, May 1, 2020
    • United States
    • Texas Register
    • Invalid date
    ...breaking the series into specific series per the cita- tions and creating additional record series to accommodate the rules listed in 29 CFR 1910.1020, changing the description and the record series title since the citation doesn't reference exposure records, and adding the following citati......

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