Keeping track of employee medical records

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Standard 1910.1020, employers must preserve medical and exposure records pertaining to employees. Medical records must be kept for the duration of the worker's employment plus 30 years, and exposure records must be kept for 30 years. Access to such records must be granted to the employee, his designated representative, and OSHA. The standard doesn't require that any record be created; it only addresses the issues of retention and exposure. Read More...