Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 264 from 2010-06-03 to 2016-06-13:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), every employer, other than an employer referred to in subsection 262(4), must keep and make readily available for examination on a vessel on which an employee may handle or be exposed to a controlled product a copy in English and in French of

    • (a) the work place material safety data sheet, in the case of an employer who is an employer referred to in subsection 263(1) or (2); and

    • (b) the supplier material safety data sheet, in any other case.

  • (2) An employer may make an electronic version of the material safety data sheet available in English and in French for examination by employees and by the work place committee or the health and safety representative, as the case may be, by means of a computer terminal if the employer

    • (a) takes all reasonable steps to keep the terminal in working order;

    • (b) provides the training referred to in paragraph 253(2)(d) to the employees and to the work place committee or the health and safety representative, as the case may be; and

    • (c) on the request of an employee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, as the case may be, makes the material safety data sheet readily available to the employee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative.

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