(1) How do I classify medical removal cases on the Cal/OSHA Form 300?
You must enter each medical removal case on the Cal/OSHA Form 300 as
either a case involving days away from work or a case involving restricted
work activity, depending on how you decide to comply with the medical
removal requirement. If the medical removal is the result of a chemical
exposure, you must enter the case on the Cal/OSHA Form 300 by checking the
(2) Do all of Cal/OSHA's standards have medical removal provisions?
No. Some Title 8 standards, such as the standards covering bloodborne
pathogens and noise, do not have medical removal provisions. Many Title 8
standards that cover specific chemical substances have medical removal
provisions. These standards include, but are not limited to, lead,
cadmium, methylene chloride, formaldehyde, and benzene.
(3) Do I have to record a case where I voluntarily removed the employee
from exposure before the medical removal criteria in a Cal/OSHA standard
No. If the case involves voluntary medical removal before the medical
removal levels required by a Cal/OSHA standard, you do not need to record
the case on the Cal/OSHA Form 300.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 6410, Labor Code. Reference: Section
6410, Labor Code.