All employees who work with "hazardous chemicals" may visit the BP Naperville Medical Department at any time for medical attention and follow-up examinations if necessary, under the following circumstances:
- Whenever an employee develops signs or symptoms associated with a hazardous chemical to which the employee may have been exposed
- Where exposure monitoring reveals an exposure level routinely above the OSHA action level (or in the absence of an action level, the PEL) for an OSHA requlated substances for which there are exposure monitoring and medical surveillance requirements, medical surveillance shall be established for the affected employee as prescribed by the particular standard
- Whenever an event takes place in the work area such as a spill, leak, explosion or other occurrence resulting in the likelihood of a hazardous exposure, the affected employees shall be provided an opportunity for medical consultation. Such consultations shall be for the purpose of determining the need for a medical examination.
All medical examinations and consultations will be performed by or under the direct supervision of a licensed physician.
A. Supervisor will provide the following information to the physician:
- The identity to hazardous chemicals
- Conditions of exposure, including exposure data
- Signs and symptoms of exposure
B. The physician will provide written opinion including
- The examination and test results
- Any medical condition which may place employee at increased risk from workplace hazardous chemicals
- Statement that the employee has been informed of the result
- The written report shall no reveal specific findings of diagnoses unrelated to occupational exposure.
All records of medical consultation, examinations, tests or written opinions will be maintained at the BP Naperville Medical Department in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.20. Employee exposure monitoring records will be maintained by the HSSE Department. These records are available to employees upon request.