2011 Florida Statutes
633.803 Legislative intent.—It is the intent of the Legislature to enhance firefighter occupational safety and health in the state through the implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures, practices, rules, and standards that reduce the incidence of firefighter employee accidents, firefighter employee occupational diseases, and firefighter employee fatalities compensable under chapter 440 or otherwise. The Legislature further intends that the division develop a means by which the division can identify individual firefighter employers with a high frequency or severity of work-related injuries, conduct safety inspections of those firefighter employers, and assist those firefighter employers in the development and implementation of firefighter employee safety and health programs. In addition, it is the intent of the Legislature that the division administer the provisions of ss. 633.801-633.821; provide assistance to firefighter employers, firefighter employees, and insurers; and enforce the policies, rules, and standards set forth in ss. 633.801-633.821.
History.—s. 15, ch. 2002-404.