The managing officer of each institution shall designate an employee to serve as safety officer. The safety officer, who may be assigned other duties so long as their performance does not render him or her unavailable for the performance of his or her duties as safety officer, shall be responsible for making recommendations to the managing officer concerning compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations relative to health and safety on the job and other working conditions. Any inmate complaints concerning health or safety on the job or other working conditions shall be communicated to the safety officer before the filing of a grievance under rule 5120-9-31 of the Administrative Code.
Prior History: (R.C.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5120.01, 5145.03.
Rule Amplifies: 5145.16, 5145.161.
Prior Effective Dates: 4/9/82, 2/3/92)