It’s Your Call April 2019

OSHA: What documentation is required for OSHA training, and how long should the records be kept?

Documentation should be kept for 3 years. It should contain a record of training dates, the contents or a summary of the training sessions, the names and job titles of all persons attending the training, and the names and qualifications of the persons conducting the training.

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HIPAA: Does Health and Human Services have a tier for violations?

Yes. According to the Federal Registry Document Citation 78 FR 5565, fees could reach up to $1.5 million per calendar year The categories and fees are listed below.

Violation category—Section 1176(a)(1) Each violation All such violations of an identical provision in a calendar year
(A) Did Not Know $100-$50,000 $1,500,000
(B) Reasonable Cause 1,000-50,000 1,500,000
(C)(i) Willful Neglect-Corrected 10,000-50,000 1,500,000
(C)(ii) Willful Neglect-Not Corrected 50,000 1,500,000