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Reporting of occupational diseases – Ohio Admin. Code 3701-3-02.1

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Physicians must submit a report to the director of health within 48 hours of attending on or being called in to visit a patient whom the physician believes to be suffering from any of the following occupational diseases or occupational-related ailments:   

  • Poisoning from lead, cadmium, phosphorous, brass, arsenic, mercury, wood alcohol or their compounds; and
  • Compressed air illness.

The report must contain the following information: 

  • The name, address, and occupation of the patient;
  • The name, address, and business of the patient’s employer;
  • The nature of the disease or ailment; and
  • Name, address, and telephone number of the physician. 

Current as of June 2015