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What Does Access to Medical Records Mean?

Employers are required to keep medical and certain workplace monitoring records when employees are at risk of exposure to hazards that can affect their short or long-term health.

Workers have the legal right to access medical records and information related to their employment. Federal regulations establish the protocol for accessing and maintaining these records.

Records employees have access to are medical records kept during employment, workplace monitoring results, and all other relevant records.

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