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Five more short OSHA Q&As

If you are into brevity, meaning the 140 characters and spaces imposed by Twitter [1],  here are additional OSHA-related questions and answers on titers, waivers and recordkeeping.

Q: Is a titer required after the hepatitis B vaccination?
A: Yes, it has been since 2001.

Q: Will OSHA accept an employee-signed waiver for not using required PPE?
A: No.

Q: Will OSHA accept an employee-signed declination for not accepting the hepatitis B vaccination?
A: Yes.

Q: How long for retention of OSHA training records?
A: Three years.

Q: How long for retention of OSHA exposure records?
A: Duration of employment plus 30 years.

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