On Board Trains Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 7.16 from 2015-09-11 to 2016-06-13:

  •  (1) An employer shall develop and implement an employee education program with respect to hazard prevention and control at the work place in consultation with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative.

  • (2) The employee education program referred to in subsection (1) shall include

    • (a) the instruction of each employee who handles or is exposed to or is likely to handle or be exposed to a hazardous substance with respect to

      • (i) the product identifier of the hazardous substance,

      • (ii) all hazard information disclosed by the supplier of the hazardous substance or by the employer on a material safety data sheet or label,

      • (iii) all hazard information of which the employer is aware or ought reasonably to be aware,

      • (iv) the observations referred to in subparagraph 7.4(a)(i),

      • (v) the information disclosed on the material safety data sheet referred to in section 7.25 and the purpose and significance of that information, and

      • (vi) in respect of controlled products in the work place, the information required to be disclosed on a material safety data sheet and on a label by Division III and the purposes and significance of that information;

    • (b) the instruction and training of each employee who operates, maintains or repairs an assembly of pipes referred to in section 7.15 with respect to

      • (i) every valve and other control and safety device connected to the assembly of pipes, and

      • (ii) the procedures to follow for the proper and safe use of the assembly of pipes; and

    • (c) the instruction and training of each employee referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) with respect to

      • (i) the procedures to follow to implement the provisions of sections 7.8, 7.9 and 7.11, and

      • (ii) the procedures to follow for the safe storage, handling, use and disposal of hazardous substances, including procedures to be followed in an emergency involving a hazardous substance.

  • (3) An employer shall, in consultation with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, review the employee education program referred to in subsection (1) and, if necessary, revise it

    • (a) at least once a year;

    • (b) whenever there is a change in conditions in respect of the hazardous substances in the work place; and

    • (c) whenever new hazard information in respect of a hazardous substance in the work place becomes available to the employer.

  • SOR/88-200, s. 9;
  • SOR/95-105, s. 24;
  • SOR/2015-143, ss. 36, 73(F).
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