2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:5A-10 - Retention of workplace surveys
34:5A-10. Retention of workplace surveys
10. a. The Department of Health shall maintain a file of all completed workplace surveys received from employers. Each workplace survey received shall be retained by the department for 30 years. The department shall also retain for 30 years each hazardous substance fact sheet.
b. The department shall require every employer to update the workplace survey for his facility every five years, and shall supply each employer with any necessary additional hazardous substance fact sheets. If any additional workplace hazardous substance is present at the employer's facility during a non-reporting year that had not been previously reported, the employer shall inform the department and all other appropriate departments or entities which receive a copy of the completed survey as required pursuant to section 7 of P.L.1983, c.315 (C.34:5A-7) of the change no later than the July 15 following the change.
c. Upon request by the department, an employer shall provide the department with copies of employee health and exposure records, including those maintained for, and supplied to, the federal government.
d. Any person may request in writing from the department a copy of a workplace survey for a facility, together with the appropriate hazardous substance fact sheets, and the department shall transmit any material so requested within 30 days of the request therefor. Any request by an employee for material pertaining to the facility where he is employed made pursuant to this subsection shall be treated by the department as confidential.
L.1983,c.315,s.10; amended 1995,c.259,s.4.
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