What government representatives have the right to get copies of the records required to be kept under the
Cal/OSHA recordkeeping rule ?
Representatives of the :
- Chief of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health;
- Director of the Department of Health Services;
- Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor, conducting an inspection or investigation under the Act;
- Secretary of Health and Human Services (including the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health -
NIOSH) conducting an investigation under Section 20(b) of the Act.
When must I produce the original recordkeeping documents when they are
requested by a government representative?
Within four (4) business hours.
Can I charge for the first set of copies ?
Do I have to produce the records within four (4) business hours if my records are kept at a location in a different time zone?
If the records are maintained at a location in a different time zone, you may use the business hours of the establishment at which the records are located when calculating the
four (4) hour time deadline.