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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 254 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-07-28:

  •  (1) If the report referred to in subsection 245(3) contains a recommendation for a medical examination, the employer may consult a physician regarding that recommendation.

  • (2) If the employer consults a physician and the physician confirms the recommendation for a medical examination, or if an employer does not consult a physician, the employer must not permit an employee to handle 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) If an employer consults a physician, the employer must keep a copy of the physician’s conclusion with the report.

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

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 337
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