Chapter 4101: SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE

4101.01 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 4101.01

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.02, 4101.021 Amended and Renumbered RC 121.083, 121.084.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.02, 4101.021

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.03 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 4101.03

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.04 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 4101.04

Effective Date: 07-01-1993

4101.05 to 4101.07 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 4101.05 to 4101.07

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.08 to 4101.084 Amended and Renumbered RC 4104.41 to 4104.45.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.08 to 4101.084

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.09, 4101.10 [Repealed].

Cite as R.C. § 4101.09, 4101.10

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.11 Duty of employer to protect employees and frequenters.

Every employer shall furnish employment which is safe for the employees engaged therein, shall furnish a place of employment which shall be safe for the employees therein and for frequenters thereof, shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, shall adopt and use methods and processes, follow and obey orders, and prescribe hours of labor reasonably adequate to render such employment and places of employment safe, and shall do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life, health, safety, and welfare of such employees and frequenters.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.11

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

4101.12 Duty of employer to furnish safe place of employment.

No employer shall require, permit, or suffer any employee to go or be in any employment or place of employment which is not safe, and no such employer shall fail to furnish, provide, and use safety devices and safeguards, or fail to obey and follow orders or to adopt and use methods and processes reasonably adequate to render such employment and place of employment safe. No employer shall fail to do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life, health, safety, and welfare of such employees or frequenters. No such employer or other person shall construct, occupy, or maintain any place of employment that is not safe.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.12

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

4101.13 Duties of employees.

No employee shall remove, displace, damage, destroy, or carry off any safety device or safeguard furnished or provided for use in any employment or place of employment, or interfere in any way with the use thereof by any other person. No employee shall interfere with the use of any method or process adopted for the protection of any employee in such employment or place of employment, or frequenter of such place of employment, or fail to follow and obey orders and to do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life, health, safety, and welfare of such employees and frequenters.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.13

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

4101.14 Substantial compliance.

A substantial compliance with the applicable sections of sections 4101.01 to 4101.16 , inclusive, and 4121.01 to 4121.29, inclusive, of the Revised Code, is sufficient to give effect to orders, and such orders shall not be declared inoperative, illegal, or void for any omission of a technical nature in respect thereto.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.14

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

4101.15 Prohibited acts.

No employer, employee, or other person shall violate this chapter or Chapter 4121. of the Revised Code, do any act prohibited by such chapters, fail to perform any duty lawfully enjoined, within the time prescribed by the bureau of workers' compensation, for which violation no penalty has been specifically provided, or fail to obey any lawful order given or made by the bureau, or any judgment or decree made by any court in connection with such chapters.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.15

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.16 Every day a separate violation.

Every day during which any person, or corporation, or any officer, agent, or employee thereof fails to observe and comply with any order of the bureau of workers' compensation, or to perform any duty enjoined by this chapter and Chapter 4121. of the Revised Code, constitutes a separate violation of the order or chapters.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.16

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.17 Amended and Renumbered RC 4112.14.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.17

Effective Date: 10-29-1995

4101.25 to 4101.30 Amended and Renumbered RC 4111.25 to 4111.30.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.25 to 4101.30

Effective Date: 07-01-2000

4101.99 Penalty.

(A) Whoever violates section 4101.15 of the Revised Code shall be fined not less than fifty nor more than one thousand dollars for a first offense; for each subsequent offense such person shall be fined not less than one hundred nor more than five thousand dollars.

Cite as R.C. § 4101.99

Effective Date: 10-01-1953