THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2554

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

S.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to:

(1) Require the department of land and labor industrial relations to disseminate information regarding seizure first aid; and

(2) Require employers to post materials provided by the department of labor and industrial relations to educate employees with respect to seizure first aid.

SECTION 2. Chapter 396, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"396-   Seizure first aid; information. (a) The department shall provide employers, employees, and the general public with information with respect to rendering seizure first aid. The information shall be disseminated through exhibitions, broadcasts, lectures, pamphlets, or any other method of disseminating information.

(b) All employers shall post the seizure first aid information provided by the department in a prominent position in the employer's work place.

(c) The department shall adopt rules in accordance with chapter 91 to implement this section.

(d) For the purposes of this section, "seizure first aid" means procedures to respond, attend, and provide comfort and safety to a person suffering from a primary generalized tonic-clonic seizure or complex partial seizure. The term does not include training to medically treat a person suffering a seizure."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2020.


 


 

Report Title:

Seizure First Aid; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

 

Description:

Requires employers to educate employees regarding seizure first aid with information provided by department of labor and industrial relations. (SD2)

 

 

 

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