senate Bill S293

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA training prior to their performance of work

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Apr 05, 2011 defeated in labor
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to labor

Votes

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Apr 5, 2011 - Labor committee Vote

S293
5
9
committee
5
Aye
9
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S293 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง202-l, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3102

S293 - Summary

Requires that all persons working on contracts valued at $250,000 or more receive at least ten hours of OSHA training prior to their performance of work.

S293 - Sponsor Memo

S293 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   293

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor  law,  in  relation  to  safety  training  for
  certain employees

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  202-l  to
read as follows:
  S   202-L.   OCCUPATIONAL  SAFETY  AND  HEALTH  ADMINISTRATION  (OSHA)
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY  AND  HEALTH  COURSE.  1.  EVERY  CONTRACT  FOR  THE
CONSTRUCTION,  RECONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND/OR REPAIR OF ANY CONTRACT
WHERE THE TOTAL COST OF ALL WORK TO BE PERFORMED UNDER THE  CONTRACT  IS
TWO  HUNDRED  FIFTY  THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE, SHALL CONTAIN A PROVISION
REQUIRING THAT ALL LABORERS, WORKERS,  AND  MECHANICS  EMPLOYED  IN  THE
PERFORMANCE  OF THE CONTRACT ON THE WORK SITE, EITHER BY THE CONTRACTOR,
SUB-CONTRACTOR OR OTHER PERSON DOING OR CONTRACTING TO DO THE WHOLE OR A
PART OF THE WORK CONTEMPLATED BY THE CONTRACT, SHALL BE CERTIFIED  PRIOR
TO PERFORMING ANY WORK ON THE PROJECT AS HAVING SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A
COURSE  IN  CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION THAT
IS AT LEAST TEN HOURS IN DURATION. THE CONTRACTOR SHALL  BE  RESPONSIBLE
FOR  SUBMITTING A CERTIFICATION TO THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE COMMENCE-
MENT OF ANY WORK ON THE PROJECT.
  2. IF ANY PERSON PERFORMS ANY WORK ON A CONTRACT WITHOUT FIRST  HAVING
COMPLETED  HIS  OR HER TEN HOURS AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE
OF THIS SECTION, THEN THE CONTRACTOR SHALL BE LIABLE FOR A FINE, PAYABLE
TO THE DEPARTMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR ITS  FIRST
OFFENSE.  THE AMOUNT OF FINE FOR EACH SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE SHALL BE DOUBLE
THE AMOUNT OF THE FINE ASSESSED AGAINST THE  CONTRACTOR  FOR  THE  IMME-
DIATELY PRIOR OFFENSE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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