(a) The division shall collect and serve as a repository for statistical information on workers’ health and safety. The division shall analyze and use that information to:
(1) identify and assign priorities to safety needs; and
(2) better coordinate the safety services provided by public or private organizations, including insurance carriers.
(b) The division shall coordinate or supervise the collection by state or federal entities of information relating to job safety, including information collected for the supplementary data system and the annual survey of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.