Daniels v. Industrial Comm'n
In Daniels v. Industrial Comm'n, 241 Wis. 649, 6 N.W.2d 640 (1942), the supreme court explained the purpose of Wis. Stat. 102.57:
"The legislative objective is plainly to put upon the employer the duty of providing safety appliances of a certain standard and to penalize those who fail to conform. It is hoped that such a penalty will promote compliance with the regulations." Id. at 651.