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      RS 23:1176     


§1176.  Definitions

As used in this Subpart, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms shall be given the meaning ascribed to them in this Section:

(1)  "Designated representative" is a person in a position of authority within the company he represents, such as a partner of a partnership, an officer or director of a corporation, the proprietor of a proprietorship, or anyone who acts in a managerial capacity.

(2)  "Eligible employers" are those Louisiana employers who have a workers' compensation insurance rate based on an experience modifier rate of one point five or greater on December thirty-first of the prior year, and who pay five thousand dollars or more per year in Louisiana workers' compensation premiums.

(3)  "Insurers" means insurance companies and group self-insurance associations, by whatever names.  It shall not mean individual self-insurers.

(4)  "Meeting" means the cost containment meeting approved by the office of worker's compensation.

(5)  "Program" means the occupational safety and health program approved by the OSHA section pursuant to R.S. 23:1291.

(6)  "Reasonable time" is the amount of time determined by the OSHA section to be sufficient for the stated purpose.

(7)  Repealed by Acts 1995, No. 124, §2, eff. June 12, 1995.

Acts 1991, No. 1026, §1; Acts 1992, No. 794, §1; Acts 1995, No. 124, §§1, 2, eff. June 12, 1995.

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