City of Yonkers, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Yonkers at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 77-1 Safety precautions.

Every employer shall install and provide such control measures, protective equipment and employee instruction as is required for the protection of health and safety of those employed therein.
Every employer shall inform his employees regarding the hazards to which they are exposed, the methods which have been taken for the prevention and control of such hazards and the proper methods for utilizing such control measures.
Every employee shall use the control measures and protective equipment provided by the employer for the control of industrial health and safety hazards.
Employees shall not violate, abuse or mishandle control measures and protective equipment provided by the employer for the employees' protection against health and safety hazards.

§ 77-2 Creation of public health nuisances prohibited.

No person in responsible charge of any mercantile or industrial establishment shall cause or allow to be caused by anyone under his or her control any public health nuisance or anything likely to become a public health nuisance in or about such premises thereof.

§ 77-3 Heating of mercantile or industrial establishments.

Every person who shall own or control a building or premises, or portion thereof, occupied as a place of business shall heat or furnish heat to every occupied room in such building or premises, or portion thereof, so that an air temperature of not less than 70° F. is maintained during the working hours of the establishment whenever the outside temperature falls below 55° F., provided that these provisions shall not apply to a building premise or portion thereof used for the conduct of a business or trade wherein high or low temperatures are essential or unavoidable.

§ 77-4 Bathroom facilities.

In every mercantile or industrial establishment, there shall be provided, by the person in responsible charge, a bathroom with plumbing, including a lavatory with running hot and cold water and a water closet.
Such facilities shall be provided at the rate of one to each 15 persons, or fraction thereof, employed therein and shall be separate for each sex.

§ 77-5 Penalties for offenses.

Any violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute a Class II offense.