On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/87-184)

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-10-31. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, SOR/88-200, s. 9]

  •  (1) A written record of the employee education program referred to in subsection 7.16(1) shall be kept by the employer

    • (a) readily available for examination by the employee; and

    • (b) for two years after the employee ceases

      • (i) to handle or be exposed to the hazardous substance or to be likely to handle or be exposed to the hazardous substance,

      • (ii) to operate, maintain or repair the assembly of pipes.

  • (2) The record referred to in subsection (1) shall include the name of the employee who was instructed and trained and the date of the instruction and training.

  • SOR/88-200, s. 10;
  • SOR/95-105, s. 25(F).

Medical Examinations

  •  (1) Where the report referred to in section 7.4 contains a recommendation for a medical examination, the employer may consult a physician regarding that recommendation.

  • (2) Where the employer

    • (a) consults a physician pursuant to subsection (1) and the physician confirms the recommendation for a medical examination, or

    • (b) does not consult a physician pursuant to subsection (1),

    the employer shall not permit an employee to work with the hazardous substance in the work place until a physician, acceptable to the employee, has examined the employee and declared the employee fit for work with the hazardous substance.

  • (3) Where an employer consults a physician pursuant to subsection (1), the employer shall keep a copy of the decision of the physician with the report referred to in section 7.4.

  • (4) The cost of a medical examination referred to in subsection (2) shall be borne by the employer.

  • SOR/88-200, s. 11(E), 14.

Control of Hazards

  •  (1) No employee shall be exposed to a concentration of

    • (a) an airborne chemical agent in excess of the value for that chemical agent adopted by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists in its publication entitled Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices for 1986-1987; or

    • (b) an airborne hazardous substance, other than a chemical agent, that is hazardous to the safety or health of the employee.

  • (2) Where there is a possibility that an employee may be exposed to a concentration of an airborne chemical agent in excess of the value referred to in paragraph (1)(a), the air shall be sampled by a qualified person and the concentration of the chemical agent determined by a test in accordance with

    • (a) the standards set out by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists in its publication entitled Manual of Analytical Methods Recommended for Sampling and Analysis of Atmospheric Contaminants, dated 1958;

    • (b) the standards set out by the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods, third edition, volumes 1 and 2, dated February, 1984; or

    • (c) a method set out in the United States Federal Register, volume 40, number 33, dated February 18, 1975, as amended by volume 41, number 53, dated March 17, 1976.

  • (3) A record of each test made pursuant to subsection (2) shall be kept by the employer for three years after the date of the test.

  • (4) A record referred to in subsection (3) shall include

    • (a) the date, time and location of the test;

    • (b) the chemical agent for which the test was made;

    • (c) the sampling and testing method used;

    • (d) the result obtained; and

    • (e) the name and occupation of the qualified person who made the test.

  • SOR/88-200, s. 14;
  • SOR/95-105, s. 26(F).