Date Requested:February 21, 2013
Time Requested:01:34 PM
Agency: Administration
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2013R1322 Introduced HB2354
CBD Subject: OSHA CONSTRUCTION SAFETY PROGRAM
FUND(S)
All state funds
Sources of Revenue
General Fund,Special Fund,Other Fund
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

    The purpose of this bill is to require onsite employees working on public works construction projects to complete ten hours of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA)approved safety program prior to beginning work. There should be minimal fiscal impact to the Department of Administration as long as the vendors self-certify to the Purchasing Division that their workers have completed the required safety training. Additionally, there would be no fiscal impact to the Department of Administration's General Services Division as the bill exempts government employees.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2013
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2014
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    The estimated cost of attending the safety training is $100.00 per employee. The Department of Administration has no way of knowing how many employees would be required to take the training. However, it is anticipated that the companies who perform work for the State of West Virginia would pass any costs associated with the training on to the State when bidding on the projects.


Memorandum
Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Donna Lipscomb
Email Address:
donna.m.lipscomb@wv.gov