Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 10.34 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-06-13:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), every employer, other than an employer referred to in subsection 10.32(4), shall keep readily available for examination by employees and by the work place committee or the health and safety representative in any work place in which an employee may handle or be exposed to a controlled product, a copy in English and in French of

    • (a) in the case of an employer who is an employer referred to in subsection 10.33(1) or (2), the work place material safety data sheet; and

    • (b) in any other case, the supplier material safety data sheet.

  • (2) In place of keeping a material safety data sheet in the manner required by subsection (1), an employer may keep a computerized version of the material safety data sheet available in English and in French, for examination by employees and by the work place committee or the health and safety representative, by means of a computer terminal, if the employer

    • (a) takes all reasonable steps to maintain the terminal in working order;

    • (b) provides the instruction and training referred to in paragraph 10.14(2)(d) to one or more employees on each shift and to all members of the work place committee or the health and safety representative; and

    • (c) on the request of an employee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, makes the material safety data sheet readily available to the employee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative.

  • SOR/88-68, s. 12;
  • SOR/96-294, s. 2;
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 21.
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