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Labor Code - LAB

DIVISION 5. SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT [6300 - 9104]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
  

PART 1. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH [6300 - 6719]

  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 993. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Jurisdiction and Duties [6300 - 6332]
  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 993. )

  
6332.  

(a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) “Community health care worker” means an individual who provides health care or health care-related services to clients in home settings.

(2) “Employer” means a person or entity that employs a community health care worker. “Employer” does not include an individual who is a recipient of home-based services and who is responsible for hiring his or her own community health care worker.

(3) “Violence” means a physical assault or a threat of a physical assault.

(b) Every employer shall keep a record of any violence committed against a community health care worker and shall file a copy of that record with the department in the form and detail and within the time limits prescribed by the department.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 46, Sec. 107. Effective June 27, 2012.)