Medical Screening and Surveillance
Medical screening and surveillance are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related medical screening and surveillance.
State Plan Standards
There are 29 OSHA-approved State Plans operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.
Note: The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.
- OSHA Medical Surveillance Regulations -- Genetic Testing. STD 01-23-004, (August 22, 1980).
Additional Letters of Interpretation
Note: The letters in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.
- HAZWOPER medical examinations must be offered at a reasonable time and without cost to the employee (September 25, 2002).
- Respiratory protection, medical surveillance, and training requirements under HAZWOPER (September 24, 2002).
- Access to employee exposure and medical records (June 07, 2001).
- OSHA policy regarding medical surveillance requirements (August 06, 1987).
- Medical surveillance is not required for terminated employees (February 29, 1984).