§ 129.457. Service requirements.
A group self-insurance fund shall maintain or provide through its own or contracted accident and illness prevention services providers the following accident and illness prevention services to members:
(1) Onsite surveys to identify existing or potential accident and illness hazards or safety program deficiencies. If through a survey and analysis of survey results it is determined that the hazards or deficiencies are present, corrective actions shall be proposed to the group self-insurance fund member concerning the abatement of hazards or program deficiencies identified in the surveys. If one or more imminent danger situations or program deficiencies are identified, the group self-insurance fund shall inquire as to the corrective actions the group self-insurance fund member has taken and propose further corrective actions if necessary.
(2) Analyses of the causes of accidents and illnesses at the members worksites.
(3) Providing or proposing corrective actions in the area of industrial hygiene services as requested by the group self-insurance fund member or as determined by the group self-insurance fund to meet the group self-insurance fund members operational requirements, for example, air quality testing.
(4) Providing or proposing corrective actions in the area of industrial health services as requested by the group self-insurance fund member or as determined by the group self-insurance fund to meet the group self-insurance fund members operational requirements, for example, health screenings or substance abuse awareness and prevention training policies and programs.
(5) Accident and illness prevention training programs which may include training for safety committee members as outlined under Subchapter F (relating to workplace safety committees).
(6) Consultations regarding specific safety and health problems and hazard abatement programs and techniques.
(7) Review of planned or newly introduced industrial materials, processes, equipment, layouts and techniques to identify potential hazards and to recommend methods to mitigate any hazards identified.
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