§ 28-21-5. Fire safety.
(a) An employer shall provide to the person responsible for the administration and direction of a fire department in a fire district or municipality, including a fire chief or fire administrator, or that person’s designee:
(1) A list of work areas, sufficiently identified by name and location, where designated substances are present, containing the chemical and common name of each substance regularly present; and
(2) Upon request, material safety data sheets for each hazardous or toxic substance included in this list.
(b) The person responsible for the administration and direction of a fire department in a fire district or municipality, including a fire chief or fire administrator or that person’s designee, shall maintain the information provided by the employer under subsection (a) of this section and shall provide copies of this information:
(1) To fire suppression and fire inspection divisions within the same jurisdiction; and
(2) Upon request, to any fire department employee or an employee representative of a fire department employee.
(c) Currently conducted fire safety inspections may include, at the discretion of the fire chief or the inspector, compliance with the employer notice requirements of this chapter as enumerated in § 28-21-3(a).
History of Section.
P.L. 1983, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 269, § 1.