Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
228 (1) The employer must train and instruct every operator of materials handling equipment in the procedures to be followed for
(a) the inspection of the equipment;
(b) the safe and proper use of the equipment; and
(c) the fuelling of the equipment, if applicable.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an operator who, under the direct supervision of a qualified person, is being trained and instructed to use motorized materials handling equipment or in matters referred to in that subsection.
(3) An employer must ensure that every operator of manual materials handling equipment receives on-the-job training by a qualified person on the procedures to be followed for
(a) the inspection of the equipment; and
(b) the safe and proper use of the equipment, in accordance with any manufacturer’s instructions and taking into account the condition of the work place in which the operator will operate that equipment and the operator’s physical capabilities.
(4) Every employer must keep a written or electronic record of any training or instruction referred to in subsection (1) given to an operator of materials handling equipment for as long as the operator remains in their employ.
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