N.Y. Labor Law Section 376
Mercantile establishments and restaurants

Every mercantile establishment and restaurant shall be so constructed, equipped and maintained as to provide reasonable and adequate protection to the lives, health and safety of all persons employed therein and frequenting the same. Every room in a mercantile establishment or restaurant and every part thereof and all fixtures therein shall at all times be kept sanitary. Floors shall be kept in safe condition. Suitable receptacles shall be provided and used for the storage of waste and refuse, and shall be maintained in a sanitary condition.

Source: Section 376 — Mercantile establishments and restaurants, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/376 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 376’s source at nysenate​.gov

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