Canada Labour Code

Version of section 127 from 2007-07-01 to 2014-10-30:


Marginal note:Interference at accident scene prohibited

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), if an employee is killed or seriously injured in a work place, no person shall, unless authorized to do so by a health and safety officer, remove or in any way interfere with or disturb any wreckage, article or thing related to the incident except to the extent necessary to

    • (a) save a life, prevent injury or relieve human suffering in the vicinity;

    • (b) maintain an essential public service; or

    • (c) prevent unnecessary damage to or loss of property.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) No authorization referred to in subsection (1) is required where an employee is killed or seriously injured by an accident or incident involving

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 127
  • R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 4
  • 1989, c. 3, s. 45
  • 1996, c. 10, s. 235
  • 1998, c. 20, s. 29
  • 2000, c. 20, s. 9
  • 2001, c. 26, s. 305
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