218-a. Sun safety education for state employees. 1. Any state employee who spends more than a total of five hours per week outdoors shall be provided information about (a) the potential dangers of diseases caused by over-exposure of the sun, such as skin cancer, (b) the existence of available protections and their proper uses, and (c) any other information necessary to afford an employee his or her best opportunity to protect themselves from the sun.
2. An employer of any employee subject to subdivision one of this section shall ensure that any necessary information is given to each employee for his or her use during their employment, at no cost to the employee.
3. The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of education, shall determine the form and content of the information supplied to the state employees who are subject to the provisions of this section.
Last modified: February 3, 2019