California Regulations 9780.2 756

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§ Employer's Duty to Provide First Aid and Emergency Treatment



Where an employee has notified his or her employer in writing prior to the date of injury that he or she wishes to be treated by a personal physician pursuant to Labor Code Section 4600, and Section 9780.1 of this Article, the employer shall continue to have the duty to provide first aid treatment, and appropriate emergency treatment reasonably required by the nature of the injury or illness. Thereafter, if further medical treatment is reasonably necessary, the employee may be treated by his or her personal physician at the expense of the employer.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 124, 127, 133, 138.2, 138.3, 138.4, 139, 139.5, 139.6, 4600, 4601, 4602, 4603, 4603.2, 4603.5, 5307.3, 5450, 5451, 5452, 5453, 5454, and 5455, Labor Code. Reference: Chapters 442, 709, and 1172, Statutes of 1977; Chapter 1017, Statutes of 1976.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 11-7-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 45).