Genetic Monitoring Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 2000ff [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 21f. Prohibiting Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Genetic Information], genetic monitoring means “the periodic examination of employees to evaluate acquired modifications to their genetic material, such as chromosomal damage or evidence of increased occurrence of mutations, that may have developed in the course of employment due to exposure to toxic substances in the workplace, in order to identify, evaluate, and respond to the effects of or control adverse environmental exposures in the workplace.”