(a) To establish a safety classification for employers, the division shall:
(1) obtain medical and compensation cost information regularly compiled by the department in performing rate-making duties and functions regarding employer liability and workers’ compensation insurance; and
(2) collect and compile information relating to:
(A) the frequency rate of accidents;
(B) the existence and implementation of private safety programs;
(C) the number of work-hour losses because of injuries; and
(D) other facts showing accident experience.
(b) From the information obtained under Subsection (a), the division shall classify employers as appropriate to implement this subchapter.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, § 9.54(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.222, eff. September 1, 2005.