72-714. Hearings, where and how conducted.
(1) The hearing may be held in the city or town or within the county where the injury or disease occurred, or in such other place as the commission deems most convenient for the parties and most appropriate for ascertaining their rights.
(2) If the place of hearing claimant's testimony is outside the county and the claimant's presence is deemed necessary, the commission shall cause or require to be paid to the claimant a reasonable sum to reimburse him for his travel expense, unless otherwise agreed by the parties.
(3) The commission, or member thereof, or a hearing officer, referee or examiner, to whom the matter has been assigned, shall make such inquiries and investigations as may be deemed necessary.
(4) The authority of the commission, or of a member, hearing officer, referee or examiner, shall include the right to enter premises at any reasonable time where an injury, disease or death has occurred and to make such examination of any tool, appliance, process, machinery or environmental or other condition as may be relevant to a determination of the cause and circumstances of the injury, disease, or death.
[72-714, added I.C., sec. 72-714, as added by 1971, ch. 124, sec. 3, p. 422.]