Worker Compensation Records
Records documents employee accidents, injuries, and medical claims.
Retain for five years after settlement of all claims due then dispose of.
29 C.F.R. 1904.33; 29 C.F.F. 1904.44; O.C.G.A. 9-3-31
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