2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 27 - Labor and Employment
Chapter 11 - Occupational Health and Safety
Section 27-11-102 - Declaration of Policy.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-11-102 (2021)

27-11-102. Declaration of policy.

(a) It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state of Wyoming, that the primary purposes of this act are:

(i) That the prevention of accidents and occupational diseases and abiding by rules and regulations are the responsibility of both the employer and the employee;

(ii) To help and assist employers and employees in accident and occupational disease prevention through educational means, which shall be made available to all industries, businesses, employees, employee groups and associations;

(iii) The commission shall furnish consultant services on development of safety programs, procedures and training services for employees, supervisors and groups;

(iv) Commission members and its employees shall be neutral in labor management relations in carrying out the provisions of this act;

(v) Enforcement shall be used only to obtain compliance with the act and the rules and regulations established by the commission;

(vi) It is also the purpose of this act to include everyone who works in private or public employment or is self-employed; except that in the case of self-employed persons in agriculture, its purpose shall be limited to education.

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