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§ 166.1

Definitions of Terms

(a) The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

(1) Accident prevention facilities--All personnel, procedures, equipment, materials, documents, buildings, programs, and information necessary to maintain or provide accident prevention services to the policyholder.

(2) Nature of the policyholders' operations--Type of business or industry with specific reference to potential for accident, injury or disease determined by the standard hazards associated with the most hazardous industrial operations in which the policyholder is engaged.

(3) Premium--The amount charged for a workers' compensation insurance policy, including any endorsements, after the application of individual risk variations based on loss or expense considerations as defined by Insurance Code § 2053.001(2-a).

(4) Survey--An on-site visit to a policyholder's worksite in Texas where the risk exists or the loss occurred and during which the insurance company's accident prevention personnel performs a hazard assessment of the worksite, reviews safety and health programs, and makes recommendations to assist in mitigating risks and preventing injuries and illnesses.

(b) This section is effective October 1, 2013.

The provisions of this §166.1 adopted to be effective September 1, 1995, 20 TexReg 5248; amended to be effective December 2, 1997, 22 TexReg 11715; amended to be effective October 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 2000.

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