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:


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:


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


The explosives are manufactured for sale in this State;


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;


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


Ensure the safe and adequate handling of:


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


Explosives that are manufactured for sale in this State.
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