Hazardous Waste Operations

Chapter 296-843, WAC

Effective Date: 05/01/04

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Recordkeeping and Information Access

WAC 296-843-220

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Your responsibility:

To keep records and make them accessible to employees

You must

Make your records accessible

Keep medical surveillance records for your employees

WAC 296-843-22005
Make your records accessible

You must

  • Allow your written health and safety plan (HASP) and all other written plans required by this chapter to be inspected and copied by:
    • – Employees or their designated representative
    • – Site contractors or their designated representatives
    • – Subcontractors or their designated representatives
    • – Personnel of any federal, state, or local agency with regulatory authority over the site.

WAC 296-843-22010
Keep medical surveillance records for your employees

You must

  • Keep medical surveillance records for each affected employee that include:
    • – The employee's name and Social Security number
    • – Physicians' written opinions including recommended limitations and results of examinations and tests
    • – Any employee medical complaints regarding hazardous substance exposures
    • – A copy of all information given to the examining physician (except a copy of this chapter).
  • Keep each employee's records for at least the duration of his or her employment plus 30 years.


For additional requirements on medical and exposure records, see chapter 296-62 WAC, Part B, Access to Records.

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