Data protection act occupational health records
Data Protection Act 1998 Health records are defined as: (a) consisting of information relating to the physical or mental health or condition of an individual and (b) which has been made by or on behalf of a health professional in connection with the care of an individual Must apply to OH records?Nov 01, 2012 Occupational health records should be stored in a secure system and the confidential information should only be accessible by staff within the occupational health department. An employee can make a data subject access request (DSAR) in order to obtain personal data held about them by their employer under s. 7 of the DPA, which can include data relating to their health or medical records. data protection act occupational health records
How to: Keep workers health records in line with Data Protection. The recommendation is that storage of the data has to be a single, possibly separate database from the normal HR database and that such records form a prescriptive, consistent approach to employee health or sickness absence management.