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University of Guelph - Safety Policy Manual Policy 851.13.01
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Confidentiality of Employee Health and Medical Records
Effective: September 2000
Finance and Administration
The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), R.S.O. 1990
Confidentiality of Worker Health Records, Ministry of Labour, 1996
Intent: To outline the University’s responsibility and commitment to preserving confidentiality
of employee health and medical records.
The University of Guelph shall regard all health and medical information about any
employee or applicant for employment as confidential medical information.
2. Confidential medical information shall be obtained, filed, used, and disseminated only
by authorized professionals in accordance with the principles of medical ethics and
The University and Occupational Health Services are committed to its responsibility that employee
health and medical records be kept confidential. Assurance that personal information will be
maintained in confidence is essential for honest and candid communication between a worker and
a health professional.
Health professionals employed by the University or employed under contract to the University are
bound to the confidentiality requirements of the medical or allied-medical professions.