§ 31-367 Definitions
§ 31-368 Division of Occupational Safety and Health. Coordination of activities with the Workers’ Compensation Commission
§ 31-369 Application of chapter
§ 31-370 Duties of employer and employee
§ 31-371 Regulations
§ 31-372 Adoption of federal and state standards. Variances
§ 31-373 Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
§ 31-374 Inspections and investigations. Records
§ 31-375 Citation for violation
§ 31-376 Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
§ 31-377 Notice to employer of contest period and proposed assessment. Action by review commission
§ 31-378 Appeal from review commission
§ 31-379 Discriminatory practices prohibited. Complaint: Filing; hearing; relief. Appeal to Superior Court
§ 31-380 Enjoining of conditions or practices at places of employment. Mandamus against commissioner for failure to act
§ 31-381 Confidentiality of information obtained
§ 31-382 Penalties
§ 31-383 Research and demonstration projects
§ 31-384 Education programs
§ 31-385 Reports to U.S. Secretary of Labor

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 571

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Commission: means the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission established under this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Commissioner: means the Labor Commissioner or his designated agent. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Employee: means any person engaged in service to an employer in a business of his employer. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Employer: means the state and any political subdivision thereof. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Occupational safety and health standard: means a standard which requires conditions, or the adoption or use of one or more practices, means, methods, operations, or processes, reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide safe or healthful employment in places of employment. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Person: means one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts, legal representatives or any organized group of persons. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trade secret: means any confidential formula, pattern, device or compilation of information, known only to the employer and those employees in whom it is necessary to confide it, which is used in the employer's business and gives him an opportunity to obtain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use it. See Connecticut General Statutes 31-367
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.