Physician or other licensed health care professional

An individual whose legally permitted scope of practice (i.e., license, registration or certification) allows him or her to independently perform, or be delegated the responsibility to perform medically-related treatment. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. Physicians;
  2. Nurses;
  3. Physical and Occupational Therapists;
  4. Medics; or
  5. Chiropractors.

Note: If you receive recommendations from two or more physicians or other licensed health care professionals, you may make a decision as to Recordability and/or classification based on which recommendation is the most authoritative.

Source: API RP 75, Recommended Practice for Development of a Safety and Environmental Management Program for Offshore Operations and Facilities: Upstream Segment, Third Edition, May 2004. Global Standards


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