TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-28.36
Notification of Fire Fighters, Police Officers and Emergency Medical Technicians After Exposure to Infectious Diseases

SECTION 23-28.36-1


§ 23-28.36-1 Legislative findings.

The general assembly finds and declares that by reason of their employment, fire fighters, police officers, and emergency medical technicians are required to work in the midst of, and are subject to, exposure to infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV); that after exposure, fire fighters, police officers, and emergency medical technicians are not informed of the exposures; that fire fighters, police officers, and emergency medical technicians so exposed can potentially and unwittingly expose coworkers, families, and members of the public to infectious diseases. The general assembly further finds and declares that all the aforementioned conditions exist and arise out of or in the course of employment.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 288, § 1; 1988, ch. 382, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 390, § 1.)