A court shall determine in closed chambers the relevance of requested access to records of complaints about peace/custodial officers, specifying exclusions from disclosure and that records may not be used for other purposes (191 Cal.App.3d 693: personnel files of police officers being sued for use of unreasonable force in making arrest should have been excised to exclude medical records and other sensitive and personal material which are not relevant).
The personnel records of peace officers and custodial officers is confidential and shall not be disclosed in any criminal or civil proceeding except by discovery pursuant to Sections 1043 and 1046 of the Evidence Code
(d)(3)(A) The Independent Citizen's Oversight Committee (ICOC) may conduct closed sessions when it meets to consider or discuss matters involving information relating to patients or medical subjects when the disclosure of such information would be an unwarranted invasion of privacy. (e)(2): Nothing in this act requires the disclosure of personnel, medical, or similar files if disclosure of such would be an unwarranted invasion of privacy.
Every employer must file a report with the Department of Industrial Relations of every occupational injury or illness that results in lost time beyond the date of the injury or that requires medical treatment beyond first aid. The reports must the employee's social security number. Insured employers must file with the insurer within five days of learning about the injury. A self-insured employer, the state, or the insurer of an insured employer file within the time prescribed by the administrative director.
The Department of Correction shall require that all employees receive mandatory annual and pre-employment examination and testing for tuberculosis. Employees testing positive on the skin test shall receive a follow-up examination to set out a treatment plan. The department shall maintain on file physician-signed certifications of employees that they have tested negative.
Except as provided in [sections of the Public Records Act], nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require disclosure of records of the State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF) related to Workers' Compensation and Insurance claims to the extent that confidential medical information or other individually identifiable information would be disclosed.
Except as provided in [sections of the Public Records Act], nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require disclosure of records obtained to provide workers' compensation insurance under the State Compensation Insurance Fund, including, but not limited to, any medical claims information, policyholder information (an insurance agent or broker may obtain proprietary information) or other information authorized by law to be obtained by the agent or broker.