Labor and Labor Relations

Division of Occupational Safety

SECTION 28-20-1

§ 28-20-1. Definitions.

When used in this chapter:

(1) "Amendment" means any modification or change in a code intended to be of universal or general application;

(2) "Code" means a standard body of rules for safety and health formulated, adopted, and issued by the commission under the provisions of this chapter;

(3) "Commission" means the code commission for occupational safety and health created by this chapter;

(4) "Director" means the director of labor and training or his or her duly authorized representative;

(5) "Employ" means the use of any services of an employee for compensation and includes to suffer or permit to work;

(6) "Employee" means an individual who is employed by an employer;

(7) "Employer" means a person, firm, corporation, partnership, association, receiver or trustee in bankruptcy having one or more persons in his, her or its employ, a state agency, or an agency of a political subdivision of the state, or any person acting, directly or indirectly, in the interest of an employer;

(8) "Review board" means the occupational safety and health review board created by this chapter;

(9) "Standard" means a federal standard adopted by the U.S. secretary of labor for the federal occupational safety and health administration;

(10) "Variance" means a limited modification or change in a code which is applicable only to the particular place of employment of the employer or person petitioning for the modification or change.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1973, ch. 260, § 2.)