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SB-704 Occupational safety and health.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/19/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 704


Introduced by Senator Gonzalez

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 6401 of the Labor Code, relating to employment.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 704, as introduced, Gonzalez. Occupational safety and health.
Existing law requires every employer to furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and to adopt and use practices that are reasonably adequate to render the employment and place of employment safe and healthful.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 6401 of the Labor Code is amended to read:

6401.
 Every employer shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and shall adopt and use practices, means, methods, operations, and processes which that are reasonably adequate to render such the employment and place of employment safe and healthful. Every employer shall do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life, safety, and health of employees.