Industrial Safety: Hearing Before the Public Health, Education, Welfare, and Safety Subcommittee...91-1, on S. 2820. Dec. 10, 1969

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Page 19 - Industry," when used in this connection, to be "any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially one which employs much labor and capital, and Is a distinct branch of trade, as the sugar Industry, the iron industry, the cotton Industry.
Page 15 - ... of employment safe, and shall do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life, health, safety, and welfare of such employees and frequenters.
Page 18 - Act. (283) (i) Determining and fixing standards of safety in employment, places of employment, in the use of devices and safeguards, and in the use of practices, means, methods, operations, and processes of employment, and (ii) promulgating general rules and regulations and fixing minimum safety requirements, under DC Code, sec. 36-433. (284) Adopting and promulgating rules and regulations under DC Code, sec. 36-434.
Page 20 - April twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty, be, and the same are hereby, declared to have the same force and effect within the District of Columbia as if enacted by Congress...
Page 15 - Other sections of Subchapter II relevant to the Board's authority provide in pertinent part as follows : Sec. 36-432. Definitions. "(a) 'Employer' includes any person, firm, corporation, partnership, stock association, agent, manager, representative, or foreman, or other persons having control or custody of any industrial employment, place of employment, or of any employee . . . "(d) 'Place of employment' means any place where industrial employment is carried on * * * Sec.
Page 20 - Columbia, and the heads of such agencies and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized and directed to make such details upon the request of the Board. Personnel so detailed shall, during the period of such detail, serve under the direction and instructions of the Board and is authorized to exercise the same authority as members of such Metropolitan Police and members of the Capitol Police and to perform...
Page 5 - USC 5603) is 16 amended — 17 ( 1 ) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph 18...
Page 21 - ... of interpreting and enforcing those laws. It is an axiom of administrative law that each administrative agency should respect the boundary between it and another administrative agency where both have jurisdiction over a particular activity. 2 Am. Jur. 2d Administrative Law, Section 209. Therefore, in such situations we defer action to the primary agency, and take cognizance of a final determination in deciding whether further action by the Commission is warranted. Bangor Broadrattmg Corp..
Page 15 - Employers' duties as to safety. "(a) Every employer shall furnish a place of employment which shall be safe for the employees therein and shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and shall adopt and use methods and processes reasonably adequate to render such places of employment safe, and shall do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life and safety of such employees; (b...
Page 39 - ... years. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Senator SPONG. Thank you very much, Mr.

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