FORM: EMPLOYER’S ANNUAL HAZARDOUS OCCURRENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT
GRAPHIC IS NOT DISPLAYED, SEE SOR/95-105, S. 53
- SOR/95-105, s. 53.
12.1 In this Part,
- “isolated work place”
“isolated work place” means a work place that is more than two hours’ travel time from a hospital or medical facility under normal travel conditions using the fastest available means of transportation; (lieu de travail isolé)
- “medical facility”
“medical facility” means a medical clinic or the office of a physician. (installation médicale)
- SOR/88-200, s. 13(E).
12.2 (1) Every employer shall establish written instructions that provide for the prompt rendering of first aid to an employee for an injury, an occupational disease or an illness.
(2) A copy of the instructions referred to in subsection (1) shall be kept by the employer readily available for examination by employees.
- SOR/95-105, s. 55(F).
12.3 For every work place at which two or more employees are working, at least one of the employees shall be
(a) instructed and trained in providing artificial respiration, controlling a hemorrhage and rendering such other life-saving first aid as may be required by the nature of the work done at the work place; and
(b) readily available and accessible to provide first aid to employees during working hours.
- SOR/95-105, s. 56(F).
First Aid Supplies and Equipment
12.4 (1) For every work place, the employer shall provide and maintain the first aid supplies and equipment set out in the schedule to this Part.
(2) First aid supplies and equipment shall be
(a) located at or near the work place;
(b) available and accessible during all working hours;
(c) inspected regularly and maintained in a clean, dry and serviceable condition; and
(d) clearly identified by a conspicuous sign.
12.5 (1) Where, as a result of an injury or occupational disease occurring in the course of his employment, an employee requires emergency transportation to a hospital, medical facility or the employee’s residence, the employer shall provide the employee with a suitable means of transportation thereto and first aid during the transportation.
(2) Where an employee is employed at an isolated work place, effective communication shall be maintained by the employer between the isolated work place and a location at which emergency transportation is available.
- SOR/95-105, s. 57.
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