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16B.495 HAZARD IDENTIFICATION AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION.

(a) The commissioner must operate a program of occupational hazard identification and accident prevention for state agencies and state employees, and shall provide the staff, equipment, and facilities needed for the program. The program must be offered to all state agencies through the agency safety contact or other designee; is consultative in nature; and must assist state agencies with the goal of providing a safe work environment, safe work methods, and hazard identification.

(b) The commissioner must cooperate with the Department of Labor and Industry and the Department of Health, as well as other private and public community agencies, to assist in the objective of hazard identification and accident prevention.