101.585(1)(c) (c) Any symptom or effect of infection, emergency and first aid procedures and a telephone number to be called in an emergency.
101.585(1)(d) (d) Any personal protective equipment to be worn or used and special precautions to be taken when handling or coming into contact with the infectious agent.
101.585(1)(e) (e) Procedures for handling, cleanup and disposal of infectious agents leaked or spilled.
101.585(2) (2) An employer is not required to provide information regarding an infectious agent under sub. (1) if the employee or employee representative making the request has requested information about the infectious agent under sub. (1) within the preceding 12 months, unless the employee's job assignment has changed or there is new information available concerning any of the subjects about which information is required to be provided.
101.585 History History: 1981 c. 364.
101.585 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.586 101.586 Pesticide information requirements; employer or agricultural employer to employee. Within 72 hours of a request from an employee or employee representative, exclusive of weekends and legal holidays, an employer or agricultural employer shall provide the requesting employee or employee representative with access to the container label or the information required by the federal environmental protection agency or the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection to be on the container label, for any pesticide with which the employee works or to which the employee is likely to be exposed.
101.586 History History: 1981 c. 364; 1983 a. 392.
101.586 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.587 101.587 Information requirements; employer or agricultural employer to department. The department or the department of health services may request the information required to be provided to employees under ss. 101.583, 101.585 and 101.586. The employer or agricultural employer shall provide the information within the time periods provided in ss. 101.583, 101.585, 101.586 and 101.589.
101.587 History History: 1981 c. 364; 1995 a. 27 s. 9126 (19); 2007 a. 20 s. 9121 (6) (a).
101.587 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.588 101.588 Information collection and maintenance; department. If an employer ceases business operations in this state, the employer shall provide the department with the information required under s. 101.583 or 101.585 relating to that employer. The department shall maintain that information and provide it to any employee upon request.
101.588 History History: 1983 a. 392.
101.588 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.589 101.589 Extended time periods; exceptions.
101.589(1) (1) If an employer has not obtained the information required to be provided under ss. 101.583 (2) (a) and 101.585 (1) at the time of a request made under s. 101.583 (2) (a) or 101.585 (1), the employer shall provide the information within 30 days after the request, exclusive of weekends and legal holidays.
101.589(2) (2) If a toxic substance was present in the workplace at any time on or after December 1, 1982, but is not present in the workplace when a request is made under s. 101.583 (2) (a), the employer shall provide the information within 30 days after the request, exclusive of weekends and legal holidays.
101.589(3) (3) An employer who has requested from the manufacturer or supplier of a toxic substance or from the supplier of an infectious agent any information required to be provided under s. 101.583 (2) (a) or 101.585 (1), but who has not received and does not already have that information, is not required to provide the information but shall notify any requesting employee or employee representative that the employer has requested, has not received and does not otherwise have the information.
101.589 History History: 1981 c. 364; 1981 c. 391 s. 210.
101.589 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.59 101.59 Manufacturer, supplier; requirements. Within 15 days, exclusive of weekends and legal holidays, after receipt of a request from an employer, any manufacturer or supplier of a toxic substance transported or sold for use in this state, or any supplier of an infectious agent transported or sold for use in this state, shall provide to that employer the information the employer is required to provide employees under s. 101.583 (2) (a) or 101.585 (1).
101.59 History History: 1981 c. 364.
101.59 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.592 101.592 Confidential information.
101.592(1) (1) A manufacturer or supplier of a toxic substance, a supplier of an infectious agent or an employer may declare that information required to be provided under s. 101.583, 101.585, 101.59 or 101.597, except information described in ss. 101.583 (2) (a) 7. to 11., 101.585 (1) (b) to (e) and 101.597 (5) (a) 2. to 7. and (b) 2. and 3., relates to a process or production technique which is unique to, or is information the disclosure of which would adversely affect the competitive position of, the manufacturer, supplier or employer. If an employer, employee or employee representative requests information under s. 101.583, 101.585 or 101.59 that is confidential, the manufacturer, supplier or employer shall inform the requester that part of the requested information is confidential, but shall provide any part of the requested information that is not confidential or that, under this subsection, may not be declared confidential. When a manufacturer, supplier or employer declares information confidential, it shall notify the department and shall state the general use of the toxic substance or infectious agent and the items of information which it did and did not provide to the requester.
101.592(2) (2) Notwithstanding sub. (1), a manufacturer, supplier or employer shall provide the information specified in s. 101.583 (2) (a) 1. and 2. or 101.585 (1) (a) upon a request from an employee's authorized physician stating that the information is necessary for medical treatment of the employee. No physician receiving information under this subsection may disclose it to any person without the written consent of the patient and of the manufacturer, supplier or employer.
101.592 History History: 1981 c. 364; 1983 a. 392 s. 20.
101.592 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.595 101.595 Employee rights.
101.595(1)(1) Not to work with toxic substance, infectious agent or pesticide. Except as provided in ss. 101.589 (3) and 101.592, if an employee has requested information about a toxic substance, infectious agent or pesticide under s. 101.583, 101.585 or 101.586 and has not received the information required to be provided under s. 101.583, 101.585, 101.586 or 101.589 (1) or (2), the employee may refuse to work with or be exposed to the toxic substance, infectious agent or pesticide until such time as the employer or agricultural employer supplies the information under s. 101.583, 101.585 or 101.586 to the employee who has made the request.
101.595(2) (2)Retaliation prohibited.
101.595(2)(a)(a) No employer or agricultural employer may discharge or otherwise discipline or discriminate against any employee because the employee has exercised any rights under ss. 101.58 to 101.599.
101.595(2)(b) (b) Section 111.322 (2m) applies to discharge and other discriminatory acts arising in connection with any proceeding under ss. 101.58 to 101.599.
101.595(3) (3)Waiver prohibited. No person may request or require any employee to waive any rights under ss. 101.58 to 101.599.
101.595 History History: 1981 c. 364; 1983 a. 392; 1989 a. 228.
101.595 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.596 101.596 Building inspector review board.
101.596(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
101.596(1)(a) (a) "Board" means the building inspector review board.
101.596(1)(b) (b) "Building inspector" means any of the following:
101.596(1)(b)1. 1. A person who is certified under rules promulgated by the department to make inspections of public buildings and places of employment.
101.596(1)(b)2. 2. A person who is certified under rules promulgated by the department to make inspections under subch. II.
101.596(1)(c) (c) "Permittee" means a person who is issued a building permit for a public building or a place of employment or a person who is issued a building permit under subch. II.
101.596(2) (2)Responsibilities.
101.596(2)(a)(a) The review board shall review complaints received from permittees concerning possible incompetent, negligent, or unethical conduct by building inspectors.
101.596(2)(b) (b) After reviewing a complaint received under par. (a), the review board may revoke the certification of a building inspector if the board determines that the building inspector has engaged in incompetent, negligent, or unethical conduct.
101.596(2)(c) (c) The review board may modify or reverse decisions made by building inspectors if the board finds that the decision by the building inspector was made in error.
101.596(3) (3)Procedures; confidentiality.
101.596(3)(a)(a) If a permittee makes a complaint to the review board concerning a building inspector, the permittee may do one of the following:
101.596(3)(a)1. 1. Request that the complaint remain anonymous, subject to par. (b).
101.596(3)(a)2. 2. Allow the complaint to be presented to the building inspector and not remain anonymous.
101.596(3)(b) (b) If the permittee chooses to request that the permittee's complaint remain anonymous, the board may not review the complaint or modify or revoke the permit unless the board receives 2 additional anonymous complaints regarding the inspector. If 2 or more additional complaints are made, the review board shall proceed with its review, and none of the complaints may continue to be anonymous.
101.596(3)(c) (c) If the permittee allows his complaint to be presented to the inspector without requesting anonymity, the review board shall proceed with the review.
101.596 History History: 2005 a. 457.
101.597 101.597 Education and training programs.
101.597(1) (1) By employer; toxic substance, infectious agent or pesticide. Except as provided in sub. (5) (b), prior to an employee's initial assignment to a workplace where the employee may be routinely exposed to any toxic substance, infectious agent or pesticide, an employer shall provide the employee with an education or training program under sub. (5) (a) or (c). The employer shall provide additional instruction whenever the employee may be routinely exposed to any additional toxic substance or infectious agent.
101.597(2) (2)By agricultural employer; pesticide. Prior to an agricultural employee's initial assignment to a workplace where the employee may be routinely exposed to a pesticide, an agricultural employer shall provide the employee with an education or training program under sub. (5) (c). The agricultural employer shall provide additional instruction whenever the employee may be routinely exposed to any additional pesticide.
101.597(3) (3)By department. The department shall inform manufacturers, suppliers, employers, agricultural employers and employees of their duties and rights under ss. 101.58 to 101.599. As part of this program, the department shall cooperate with the department of revenue to notify any employer commencing operations on or after May 8, 1982, of that employer's duties and rights.
101.597(4) (4)Definition. In this section, "routinely exposed to any toxic substance" means exposure of at least 30 days per year at exposure levels exceeding 50% of the permissible exposure level established by the federal occupational safety and health administration, or any exposure exceeding 100% of the permissible exposure level, regardless of the exposure period.
101.597(5) (5)Program contents.
101.597(5)(a)(a) Toxic substances and infectious agents. For each toxic substance or infectious agent to which the employee may be routinely exposed, the education or training program shall include:
101.597(5)(a)1.a.a. For a toxic substance, the trade name, generic or chemical name and any commonly used synonym for the toxic substance and the trade name, generic or chemical name and any commonly used synonym for its major components.
101.597(5)(a)1.b. b. For an infectious agent, its name and any commonly used synonym.
101.597(5)(a)2. 2. The location of the toxic substance or infectious agent.
101.597(5)(a)3. 3. Any symptom of acute or chronic effect of overexposure to the toxic substance or infectious agent.
101.597(5)(a)4. 4. For a toxic substance, the potential for flammability, explosion and reactivity.
101.597(5)(a)5. 5. Proper conditions for safe use of and exposure to the toxic substance or infectious agent.
101.597(5)(a)6. 6. Special precautions to be taken and personal protective equipment to be worn or used, if any, when handling or coming into contact with the toxic substance or infectious agent.
101.597(5)(a)7. 7. Procedures for handling, cleanup and disposal of toxic substances or infectious agents leaked or spilled.
101.597(5)(b) (b) Toxic substances and infectious agents; exception. In an area where employees usually work with a large number of toxic substances or infectious agents which are received in packages of one kilogram or less and no more than 10 kilograms of which are used or purchased per year, the employer may provide a general education or training program in lieu of the education or training program described in par. (a). The general training program shall be provided prior to an employee's initial assignment to the area and shall include:
101.597(5)(b)1. 1. The information specified in par. (a) 1. and 2.
101.597(5)(b)2. 2. The nature of the hazards posed by the toxic substances or infectious agents or both.
101.597(5)(b)3. 3. General precautions to be taken when handling or coming into contact with the toxic substances or infectious agents.
101.597(5)(c) (c) Pesticides. For each pesticide to which the employee may be routinely exposed the education or training program shall include:
101.597(5)(c)1. 1. The trade name, generic or chemical name and any commonly used synonym for the pesticide and the trade name, generic or chemical name and any commonly used synonym for its major ingredients.
101.597(5)(c)2. 2. The location of the pesticide and the location where it is used.
101.597(5)(c)3. 3. Any symptom of acute or chronic effect of overexposure to the pesticide.
101.597(5)(c)4. 4. Proper conditions for safe use of and exposure to the pesticide.
101.597(5)(c)5. 5. Special precautions to be taken and personal protective equipment to be worn or used, if any, when handling or coming into contact with the pesticide.
101.597(5)(c)6. 6. Procedures for handling, cleanup and disposal of leaks or spills of the pesticide.
101.597 History History: 1981 c. 364, 391; 1983 a. 392; 1995 a. 27.
101.597 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
101.598 101.598 Rules.
101.598(1)(1) The department shall, by rule, identify as an infectious agent any bacterial, mycoplasmal, fungal, parasitic or viral agent which causes illness in humans or human fetuses or both. The department shall consult with the department of health services in promulgating these rules.
101.598(2) (2) The department may, by rule, exempt employers from retaining a data sheet or maintaining a list, under s. 101.583 (1), regarding any mixture containing a toxic substance if the nature of the toxic substance or the quantity of toxic substance present in the mixture is such that the mixture is highly unlikely to pose an unreasonable acute or chronic health hazard to an employee who works with or is likely to be exposed to the mixture.
101.598 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. SPS 335, Wis. adm. code.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Dec. 13, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Dec. 13, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-13-14)