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34 Pa. Code § 35.23. Report of lead poisoning.

§ 35.23. Report of lead poisoning.

 (a)  Employer record book. The employer record book shall comply with the following:

   (1)  Where the physician finds what he believes to be symptoms of lead poisoning, he shall enter, in a book he kept for that purpose in the office of the employer, a record of the examination. The record shall contain the following:

     (i)   The name and address of the examined employe.

     (ii)   The particular work or process in which he is engaged.

     (iii)   The date, place and finding of the examination, including in each case the directions given by the physician.

   (2)  The record shall be open to inspection at all reasonable times by inspectors of the Department.

 (b)  Written notification. If the examining physician believes that lead poisoning is present, he shall send within 48 hours all of the following:

   (1)  A report in duplicate to the Department.

   (2)  A report to the Department of Health of this Commonwealth.

   (3)  A report of the examination and finding to the employer. Upon receipt of this report, the employer shall not continue the employe in any work or process where he may be exposed to lead dust, lead fumes, or lead solutions specified in §  35.1 (relating to scope).

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  35.21 (relating to applicability).

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