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| Standard Number:||1904; 1904.5; 1904.5(b)(2); 1904.10(b)(5); 1904.10(b)(6); 1910.95; 1910.95(c); 1910.95(d); 1910.95(e); 1910.95(g)(1); 1910.95(g)(8); 1910.95(g)(8)(ii); 1910.95(g)(10)|
a physician or other state licensed health care professional whose legally permitted scope of practice (i.e. license, registration or certification) allows the professional independently to provide or be delegated the responsibility to provide some or all of the health care services described by this regulation.The use of the term "health care professional" in Part 1904 is consistent with definitions used in the medical surveillance provisions of several OSHA standards. 66 Federal Register 6078. Although Part 1904 does not specify what medical specialty or training is necessary, the definition of health care professional is intended to ensure that those professionals performing diagnoses, providing treatment and providing input for employer determinations about the recordability of certain cases are operating within the scope of their license, as defined by the appropriate state licensing agency.
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