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OSHA Access to Employee Medical Records


Directive Number: CPL 02-02-072

Date of Directive: 08/22/2007

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.

Adoption Required - Yes
Intention Required - Yes

State

Intent to Adopt

Adopt Identical

State Adoption Date

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.

[Last updated: June 24, 2008]