Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0800-01-08-.02 - DEFINITIONS

(1) The definitions set forth in T.C.A. § 50-3-106(1), (6), (7) and (8) are applicable to this chapter. In addition, the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed for the purposes of this chapter:

(a) "Act" shall mean the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1972 as amended, T.C.A. §§ 50-3-101 through 50-3-919.

(b) "Discrimination" shall mean any disciplinary action, including discharge, taken by an employer against an employee for exercising his or her rights under T.C.A. §§ 50-3-101 through 50-3-919 and any non-disciplinary action, such as harassment, on or off the job.

(c) "Rights" shall mean any right specifically set forth in T.C.A. §§ 50-3-106 and 50-3-409 and shall include the right of the employee to refuse to perform work under the conditions set forth in Rule 0800-1-8-.04.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0800-01-08-.02
Original rule filed March 31, 1983; effective June 15, 1983. Amendment filed November 25, 1983; effective February 13, 1984.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 50-3-103, 50-3-106, and 50-3-409.

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