safety statutes

safety statutes
Statutes intended to protect employees against death or injury in the course of employment by requiring the observance of precautions on the part of employers in reference to the condition of the working place and the instrumentalities of the work. Statutes meant to protect all types of employees, not being limited to those engaged in hazardous employment. Hillman v Northern Wasco County Peoples' Utility Dist. 213 Or 264, 323 P2d 664. See Safety Appliance Acts.

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