Access to Medical Records
Course Length: 2hrs | CFR Reference: 29 CFR 1910.1020 | Course Required By: OSHA
Access to Medical Records stresses the importance of employers ensuring that every employee is aware of their privacy rights relevant to exposure and medical records and of their rights or their designated representative rights to access their exposure and medical records. Each employer is responsible for assuring compliance with this standard.
Upon completion of the Access to Medical Records course, the student will be familiar with:
Definitions concerning the right to access medical records
General explanation of the purpose for the release of the medical information
How to request a copy of medical and exposure records
Time requirement that the employers must provide medical and exposure records
OSHA's right to access medical and exposure records
Rights of the employers to protect trade secrets
Written and hands-on competency will be evaluated at the end of each course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.
Student is responsible for retraining every year.