Labor and Labor Relations

Division of Occupational Safety

SECTION 28-20-10

§ 28-20-10. Applicability to state and municipal employees.

It shall be the responsibility of the head of each state agency and of each agency in the political subdivisions of the state to establish and maintain an effective and comprehensive occupational safety and health program which is consistent with this chapter and with the codes, rules, and regulations promulgated pursuant to it. The head of each agency shall, after consultation with representatives of its employees:

(1) Provide safe and healthful places and conditions of employment consistent with the requirements of this chapter;

(2) Acquire, maintain, and require use of safety equipment, personal protective equipment, and devices necessary to protect employees;

(3) Keep adequate records of all occupational injuries and illnesses for proper evaluation and necessary action in accordance with the advice of the director of labor and training and the director of health and to submit an annual report to the director of labor and training with respect to those occupational accidents and illnesses.

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