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Federal Program Change Summary Report
OSHA Access to Employee Medical Records


Federal Directive Number: CPL 02-02-072
   
Date of Directive August 22, 2007
This directive provides guidance to OSHA personnel concerning application of the rules of agency practice and procedure set forth at 29 CFR 1913.10 when accessing personally identifiable employee medical records. Guidance is also provided concerning Assistant Secretary authorization to conduct limited review of specific employee medical information when OSHA standards require such information and there is a need to gain access for the purpose of determining compliance. State Plans must have regulations equivalent to 29 CFR 1910.1020 (Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records) and 29 CFR 1913.10 (Rules of Agency Practice and Procedures for OSHA Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records) as well as appropriate implementing procedures.
 
Equivalency Required Intention Required  
 

State
Intent
to Adopt
Adopt
Identical
Date
Adopted
 
URL or Contact
AK No NA NA NA
AZ Yes Yes 11/26/2007 NA
CA Yes No 2/22/2008 Steve Smith (916) 574-2996
Bob Nakamura (916) 286-7005
CT* Yes Yes Revised Pending NA
HI Yes Yes 12/19/2007 NA
IA No NA NA IOSH Administrator
Phone: (515) 281-3469
IN Yes Yes 11/01/2007 NA
KY No NA NA NA
MD Yes No 10/15/2007 William Grabau, Special Projects
Phone: (410) 767-2209
MI Yes Yes 11/07/2007 NA
MN No NA NA NA
NC Yes No 05/01/2008 NCDOL Compliance Directives
NJ* Yes Yes 11/09/2007 NA
NM Yes Yes 11/09/2007 NA
NV Yes Yes 11/01/2007 NA
NY* No NA NA NA
OR Yes No 04/30/2008 Marlyn Schuster
Phone:(503) 378-3272
PR Yes Yes 10/24/2007 NA
SC No NA NA NA
TN Yes Yes 10/15/2007 NA
UT No NA NA NA
VA Yes Yes Revisions Pending John Crisanti, VOSH Planning and Evaluation Manager
Phone: (804) 786-4300
VI* Yes Yes 10/04/2007 NA
VT Yes Yes 01/01/2008 NA
WA No NA NA NA
WY Yes Yes 11/09/2007 NA
Total 18 14    

* Plan covers State and local government employees only.

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