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WAC 296-856-30050: Medical Records

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 296 > Chapter 296-856 > Section 296-856-30050



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WAC 296-856-30050

Medical records.

• This section applies when a medical evaluation is performed or any time a medical record is created for an employee exposed to formaldehyde.
You must:
• Establish and maintain complete and accurate medical records for each employee receiving a medical evaluation for formaldehyde and make sure the records include all the following:
– The employee's name and unique identifier.
– A description of any health complaints that may be related to formaldehyde exposure.
– A copy of the licensed health care professional's (LHCP's) written opinions.
– Exam results.
– Medical questionnaires.
• Maintain medical records for the duration of employment plus thirty years.

• Employee medical records need to be maintained in a confidential manner. The medical provider may keep these records for you.

• Medical records may only be accessed with the employee's written consent.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-08-087, § 296-856-30050, filed 4/4/06, effective 9/1/06.]