According to the Department of Labor, Within and for the purpose of the Department of Labor, this Part (rule) may be known as Industrial Code Rule No. 59, relating to the conduct of the Workplace Safety and Loss Prevention Program. It may be cited as Code Rule 59 Workplace Safety and Loss Prevention as an alternative and without prejudice to its designation and citation established by the Secretary of State. This rule is intended to set forth the responsibilities of employers and workplace safety and loss prevention consultants participating in the workplace safety and loss prevention program. The workplace safety and loss prevention program is intended to reduce workplace injuries and result in lower workers' compensation costs for employers. Furthermore, it is the purpose and intent of this rule to establish procedures which must be followed by individuals seeking departmental certification as a workplace safety and loss prevention consultant.
Structure Compliance provides audits on ICR 59's to ensure employers and employees are using required forms properly.