2012 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 15 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (§§ 651 - 678)
Section 654 - Duties of employers and employees

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 29 - LABOR
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 29 - LABOR
CHAPTER 15 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Sec. 654 - Duties of employers and employees
Containssection 654
Date2012
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 15, 2013
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 91-596, §5, Dec. 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 1593.
Statutes at Large Reference84 Stat. 1593
Public Law ReferencePublic Law 91-596

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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH - 29 U.S.C. § 654 (2012)

§654. Duties of employers and employees

(a) Each employer—

(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees;

(2) shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this chapter.


(b) Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to this chapter which are applicable to his own actions and conduct.

(Pub. L. 91–596, §5, Dec. 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 1593.)

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