Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 36
Workers’ Compensation — Insurance

R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-36-18

§ 28-36-18. Safety inspections.

(a) Subject to the limitations set forth in subsection (b), any insurance company that provides workers’ compensation insurance to an employer who or that pays annual premiums in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for that insurance shall, within sixty (60) days of a written request by the insured employer, inspect the employer’s site or sites of employment. The insurance company shall make recommendations in writing to the employer for enhancing the safety and health of the employees on the site or sites.

(b) No employer shall be entitled to request more than two (2) safety inspections in any one calendar year; and no employer whose annual workers’ compensation insurance premiums are less than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), or whose experience modification is less than one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50), shall be entitled to request more than one safety inspection in any one calendar year.

History of Section.
P.L. 1991, ch. 427, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 178, § 1.