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Legislative Policy; Purpose

§ 411.101

Legislative Policy; Purpose

It is the policy of this state to protect the health and welfare of its people and to reduce and, to every reasonable extent, eliminate the causes of loss of production, reduction of work hours, temporary and permanent incapacity of workers, and increases in certain insurance rates by:

(1) promoting the adoption, application, and implementation of safety measures in industry and enterprise;

(2) protecting workers against unsafe and hazardous working conditions; and

(3) encouraging correction of any unsafe and hazardous working conditions in industry and enterprise.

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, § 9.54(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

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