California is a state located on the west coast of the United States. In California, there are various laws and regulations related to medical and exposure records.
In terms of medical records, California has a law called the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA). This law requires health care providers, health plans, and other entities that collect or maintain medical information to keep such information confidential and secure. It also gives patients the right to access and control their own medical information.
In addition, California also has a law called the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which gives consumers certain rights over their personal information held by businesses. This includes medical information, as well as information about a person’s online activities.
Regarding exposure records, California has specific regulations for employers to maintain records of employee exposure to hazardous materials. The California Code of Regulations Title 8, Section 3204 requires employers to keep records of employee exposure to certain substances, including asbestos, lead, and formaldehyde.