Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 21
Hazardous Substances Right-To-Know Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-21-16

§ 28-21-16. Funding — Contracts for services — Exemption for copiers — Appeals.

(a) The director of labor and training shall determine which employers are subject to the provisions of this chapter. No employer shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter unless and until a request for exemption is filed and approval is granted; provided that public and private libraries shall be exempt from this requirement.

(b) The director of labor and training may contract with qualified agencies and/or parties for technical services performed in conjunction with this chapter.

(c) The director of labor and training shall exempt from this chapter all employers whose contact with the designated substances is entirely limited to copier machine powders or liquids where the exposure is incidental to the business operation.

(d) Any employer who contests the determination of the director may appeal the determination under the provisions set forth in §§ 28-20-19 and 28-20-20.

History of Section.
P.L. 1983, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 441, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 483, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 497, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 91; P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 13, § 7; P.L. 2013, ch. 144, art. 9, § 7.