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(Effective until January 31, 2022)

PDFWAC 246-101-705

Duties of the department of labor and industries.

(1) The department of labor and industries shall:
(a) Provide consultation and technical assistance to local health departments and the department investigating notifiable conditions reports;
(b) Provide consultation and technical assistance to health care providers, laboratories, health care facilities, and others required to make notifications to public health authorities of notifiable conditions upon request;
(c) Provide technical assistance to businesses and labor organizations for understanding the use of notifiable conditions data collected and analyzed by the department of labor and industries; and
(d) Develop routine data dissemination mechanisms that describe and analyze notifiable conditions case investigations and data. These may include annual and monthly reports and other mechanisms for data dissemination as developed by the department of labor and industries.
(2) The department of labor and industries may receive data through any cooperative relationship negotiated by the department of labor and industries and any health care provider, laboratory, or health care facility.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 00-23-120, § 246-101-705, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00.]
(Effective January 31, 2022)

PDFWAC 246-101-705

DutiesDepartment of labor and industries.

(1) The department of labor and industries shall:
(a) Be responsible for the investigation of cases identified as notifiable to the department of labor and industries under this chapter;
(b) Provide consultation and technical assistance to local health jurisdictions and the department investigating cases;
(c) Upon request, provide consultation and technical assistance to health care providers, laboratories, health care facilities, and others required to notify and cooperate with public health authorities under this chapter;
(d) Provide technical assistance to businesses and labor organizations for understanding the use of notifiable conditions data collected and analyzed by the department of labor and industries; and
(e) Develop routine data dissemination mechanisms that describe and analyze notifiable conditions case investigations and data. These may include annual and monthly reports and other mechanisms for data dissemination as developed by the department of labor and industries.
(2) The department of labor and industries may:
(a) Receive data through cooperative agreement negotiated by the department of labor and industries and a health care provider, laboratory, or health care facility;
(b) Receive health information, demographic information, and infectious or noninfectious condition information in addition to that required under this chapter from health care providers and health care facilities.
(3) When the department of labor and industries receives information under this section, the department of labor and industries shall handle the information under the requirements of WAC 246-101-710.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 21-11-040, § 246-101-705, filed 5/12/21, effective 1/31/22; WSR 00-23-120, § 246-101-705, filed 11/22/00, effective 12/23/00.]
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