Your questions answered: Do workers’ compensation records have to be kept separate from our workers’ personnel files?

By Portner Press on March 15th, 2019
  1. Fire, Emergency & Incidents
  2. Workers' Compensation

 

Q
Are we required to keep any workers’ compensation records separate from the worker’s personnel files? We are a private business that operates across all States and Territories.

 

A
Although it is not a formal requirement, it is best practice to keep these separate given the issues related to private personal medical information.

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