• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) Every employer shall furnish a place of employment which shall be reasonably safe for employees, shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and shall adopt and use practices, means, methods, operations, and processes which are reasonably safe and adequate to render such employment and place of employment reasonably safe.

(b) Every employer shall furnish to the Board any information which the Board is authorized to require and shall make true and specific answers to all questions.

(c) Every employer shall submit to the Board within 10 days from the date of any injury or death, or from the date that the employer has knowledge of any disease or infection resulting from any injury, a duplicate copy of the report provided for in § 930 of Title 33, United States Code, as made applicable to the District of Columbia by §§ 36-501 and 36-502 [1973 Ed.].

(d) Every employer shall keep an accurate record of every person employed by him so as to be able in case of accident immediately to give an accurate record relative to same.

(Sept. 19, 1918, ch. 174, title II, § 8; Oct. 14, 1941, 55 Stat. 738, ch. 438, § 3.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 36-228.

1973 Ed., § 36-438.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-186, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-801.

References in Text

The references to §§ 36-501 and 36-502, at the end of subsection (c) of this section, are references to those sections as they appeared in the 1973 Edition of the D.C. Code. Chapter 5 of Title 36 [1973 Ed.] was revised by the Act of July 1, 1980, D.C. Law 3-77. D.C. Law 3-77 repealed §§ 36-501 and 36-502 as they appeared in the 1973 Edition of the D.C. Code.   Therefore the reference to these sections is no longer relevant.

Miscellaneous Notes

Repeal of chapter: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-801.