Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 459.380
Legislative declaration.


The Legislature hereby declares that the purposes of NRS 459.380 to 459.3874, inclusive, are to:

1.

Protect the health, safety and general welfare of the residents of this State from the effects of the improper handling of hazardous chemicals or explosives at the point where:

(a)

The chemicals are produced, used or stored in this State; or

(b)

The explosives are manufactured for sale in this State;

2.

Ensure that the employees of this State who are required to work with hazardous chemicals or explosives are guaranteed a safe and healthful working environment;

3.

Protect the natural resources of this State by preventing and mitigating accidental or unexpected releases of hazardous chemicals into the environment; and

4.

Ensure the safe and adequate handling of:

(a)

Hazardous chemicals that are produced, used, stored or handled in this State; and

(b)

Explosives that are manufactured for sale in this State.
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