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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 34, LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION

    Chapter 6A:

      Section: 34:6A-31: Promotion of goals of the act

           7. The commissioner, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and the Commissioner of Community Affairs and with the advice of the advisory board, shall:

a. Provide for a method of encouraging employers and employees in their efforts to reduce the number of safety and health hazards arising from undesirable, inappropriate, or unnecessarily hazardous or unhealthful working conditions at the workplace and of stimulating employers and employees to institute new, and to perfect existing, programs for providing safe and healthful working conditions;

b. Provide for the publication and dissemination to employers, employees, and labor organizations, and the posting, where appropriate, by employers of informational, educational and training materials calculated to aid and assist in achieving the objectives of this act;

c. Provide for the establishment of new, and for the perfection and expansion of existing, programs for occupational safety and health education for employers and employees and institute methods and procedures for the establishment of a program for voluntary compliance by employers and employees with the standards established pursuant to this act.

L.1983,c.516,s.7; amended 1995,c.186,s.3.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:50.

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