Labor and Labor Relations

Division of Occupational Safety

SECTION 28-20-28

§ 28-20-28. Temporary codes.

(a) The director of labor and training in cooperation with the director of health shall promulgate, without regard to the requirements of §§ 28-20-24 – 28-20-26, an emergency temporary code to take immediate effect upon publication and filing with the secretary of state if he or she determines that employees are exposed to grave danger from exposure to substances or agents determined to be toxic or physically harmful or from new hazards, and that the emergency code is required to protect employees from the danger.

(b) A temporary code shall be effective until superseded by a code promulgated in accordance with the procedure prescribed in §§ 28-20-24 – 28-20-26, or for a maximum period of one hundred and twenty (120) days.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1973, ch. 260, § 2; P.L. 1976, ch. 55, § 3.)