Worker Compensation Records

Records documents employee accidents, injuries, and medical claims. 

Category

Human Resources

Maintainer

Human Resources

Retention Period

Retain for five years after settlement of all claims due then dispose of.

Citations

29 C.F.R. 1904.33; 29 C.F.F. 1904.44; O.C.G.A. 9-3-31

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008