Idaho Medical Treatment laws & HR compliance analysis

Idaho Medical Treatment: What you need to know

There are no state laws requiring employers to have a dispensary at the worksite or to keep a doctor or nurse on call to treat workplace injuries. However, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), which governs Idaho workplace safety and health, requires every employer to ensure that medical personnel are readily available for advice and consultation and that when an infirmary, clinic, or hospital is not within close proximity to the workplace, there is an individual or individuals who are adequately trained to administer first aid. Employers are responsible for making decisions about the details of emergency medical care in their workplaces, depending upon the size of the company, the kinds of hazards present, the history of accidents, and the costs of various options (29 CFR 1910.151).
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Under Idaho's workers' compensation laws, employers must provide whatever treatment is necessary for workers injured on the job, including medical, surgical, nursing, and hospital services. Workers' compensation pays the costs of treatment without limitation.
Idaho does not have a state law requiring private employers to grant employees time off for a serious illness. However, Idaho employers with 50 or more employees are covered by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The law allows eligible employees to take up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month ...

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