Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 19.1 from 2007-11-29 to 2009-03-04:

  •  (1) The employer shall, in consultation with and with the participation of the policy committee, or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, develop, implement and monitor a program for the prevention of hazards, including ergonomics-related hazards, in the work place that is appropriate to the size of the work place and the nature of the hazards and that includes the following components:

    • (a) an implementation plan;

    • (b) a hazard identification and assessment methodology;

    • (c) hazard identification and assessment;

    • (d) preventive measures;

    • (e) employee education; and

    • (f) a program evaluation.

  • (2) Subsection (1) applies in respect of every work place controlled by the employer and, in respect of every work activity carried out by an employee in a work place that is not controlled by the employer, to the extent that the employer controls the activity.

  • SOR/2005-401, s. 2;
  • SOR/2007-271, s. 1.
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