Sec. 31-367. Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
(a) "Commissioner" means the Labor Commissioner or his designated agent;
(b) "Commission" means the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission established under this chapter;
(c) "Person" means one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, corporations, limited liability companies, business trusts, legal representatives or any organized group of persons;
(d) "Employer" means the state and any political subdivision thereof;
(e) "Employee" means any person engaged in service to an employer in a business of his employer;
(f) "Occupational safety and health standard" means a standard which requires conditions, or the adoption or use of one or more practices, means, methods, operations, or processes, reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide safe or healthful employment in places of employment;
(g) "Trade secret" means any confidential formula, pattern, device or compilation of information, known only to the employer and those employees in whom it is necessary to confide it, which is used in the employer's business and gives him an opportunity to obtain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use it.
(P.A. 73-379, S. 1, 21; P.A. 74-137, S. 1, 21; P.A. 77-610, S. 1, 3; P.A. 80-46, S. 1; P.A. 81-472, S. 99, 159; P.A. 95-79, S. 118, 189.)
History: P.A. 74-137 added Subdiv. (i) defining "owner"; P.A. 77-610 redefined "employer" to exclude persons engaged in business who have employees where such persons were previously specifically included and redefined "owner" to add "rented or leased to the state or any political subdivision thereof"; P.A. 80-46 deleted definition of "owner"; P.A. 81-472 removed the definition of "advisory committee"; P.A. 95-79 redefined "person" to include limited liability companies, effective May 31, 1995.
Cited. 184 C. 173. "Political subdivision" does not include a volunteer fire company, and functional equivalent test of Freedom of Information Act is inapplicable to this definition. 301 C. 739.