Labor and Labor Relations

Division of Occupational Safety

SECTION 28-20-2

§ 28-20-2. Division of occupational safety.

(a) The department of labor and training shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of all laws, codes, rules, and regulations pertaining to occupational safety and health as applied to every employer operating in this state, provided that inspection of health hazards shall be made pursuant to the provisions of chapter 1.1 of title 23.

(b) There shall be a division of occupational safety within the department of labor and training which shall have all the powers and duties prescribed by the provisions of this chapter and chapter 19 of this title and any other duties that may be conferred by law upon the division.

(c) Any reference to the division of industrial inspection in existing laws is amended to mean the division of occupational safety.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1973, ch. 260, § 2; P.L. 1982, ch. 338, §§ 2, 3.)