TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN THE WORKPLACE
277-A:8 Inspection by Department of Labor Permitted.
I. If the commissioner or his designee finds, or has cause to believe, that any provision of this chapter is being violated, he may enter and inspect the premises of any employer's place of business and take samples of any unknown substance in order to ascertain compliance with this chapter. The laboratory services of the department of health and human services shall be made available to the department of labor for purposes related to enforcement of this chapter, subject to the availability of adequate laboratory support.
II. The following persons may, if they so desire, accompany such agent or employee of the department of labor:
(a) The affected employer.
(b) An employee of the affected employer or an employee representative.
III. It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person to interfere with the agent or employee of the department of labor in the discharge of his duties as prescribed by this chapter.
Source. 1983, 466:1. 1995, 310:181, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.