To provide a
place of employment that is safe for employees and frequenters thereof,
pursuant to s.
Stats., the department shall have the right to confiscate and dispose of any
hazard to the life, health, safety or welfare of state employees or the public.
The department shall have the right to correct or eliminate any hazardous
situation arising out of any action by a tenant agency or individual and to
charge the tenant agency or individual for costs incurred to correct or
eliminate any hazardous situation or practice by a tenant agency. Any person
who refuses to remove or correct any hazardous situation at the request of any
department employee shall be subject to citation pursuant to s.
. These hazards include,
but are not limited to, the following:
Supplies, goods or materials stored in the public corridors of the buildings
and facilities managed or leased by the department.
(b) Any equipment, apparatus or machines
which fail to comply with the state administrative code and local fire code,
unless exempted. All equipment shall be approved by the department prior to
delivery and installation.
personal property introduced into buildings and facilities managed or leased by
the department if the operation of said property is dependent upon the
electrical or other utility service of the building, without prior express
written approval of the department. The department shall not be liable for any
personal property located within buildings and grounds controlled by the
department regardless of whether the property is or is not permitted.
(d) Holiday trees or holiday decorations or
other displays, decorations, signs, banners, or the like introduced in
buildings and facilities managed or leased by the department without the
approval of the department or contrary to the manner instructed by the
(e) Parked bicycles as
defined in s.
Stats., mopeds as defined in s.
Stats., motor bicycles as defined in s.
Stats., and motorcycles as defined in s.
Stats., on or in buildings and facilities managed or leased by the department,
except in designated parking stalls or bicycle racks. State-owned two- and
three-wheeled cycles are exempt from the provisions of this section.
(f) The introduction or use of equipment that
causes interference to electrical and mechanical systems in buildings and
facilities managed or leased by the department, or creates a condition in
violation of state administrative code. Violators may be responsible for all
costs incurred by the department for any violations.