Summary: H.R.9715 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/19/1975)

Authorizes the Secretary of Labor, under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, to make visits to the work place of any employer, upon the request of the employer, to consult with and advise the employer concerning the obligations of the employer under such Act States that the Secretary shall give priority to small businesses and hazardous workplaces.

Stipulates that no consultative visit made under this Act may serve as an inspection or investigation as otherwise provided for by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, except: (1) in the case of an employer who fails to eliminate a danger disclosed during such a vist; or (2) if conditions are found during such a vist which indicate the probability that death or serious harm could result to employees therefrom, the Secretary may notify the employer of such conditions and afford him a reasonable time to eliminate such conditions.

Prohibits the transmission of information obtained during a consultative visit to representatives of the Secretary engaged in enforcement.

Directs the Secretary to establish education programs to inform employers and employees of the hazards in particular industries.

Authorizes the appropriation of funds through fiscal year 1978 for the purposes of this Act.