Title 42
State Affairs and Government

Chapter 16.1
Department of Labor and Training

R.I. Gen. Laws 42-16.1-5

 42-16.1-5.  Education unit — Establishment.

There shall be within the department of labor and training an education unit. The unit shall provide, in convenient locations throughout the state, education services to employees and employers concerning the prevention of occupational diseases and injuries, training for non-management employees and employers in workers' compensation procedures, and substantive rights and information to employers and employees concerning known and suspected workplace hazards. The unit shall be funded through the workers' compensation administrative fund provided for in 28-37-1. The director of labor and training may adopt regulations to implement the provisions of this section.

History of Section.
P.L. 1996, ch. 226, 2.