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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 277 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-12-31:

 The employer must report to the Minister the date, time, location and nature of any accident, occupational disease or other hazardous occurrence that has one of the following results, as soon as feasible but not later than 24 hours after becoming aware of that result:

  • (a) the death of an employee;

  • (b) a missing employee;

  • (c) a disabling injury to two or more employees;

  • (d) an employee’s loss of consciousness as a result of an electric shock, a toxic atmosphere or an oxygen-deficient atmosphere;

  • (e) an employee’s loss of a body member or a part of one or the complete loss of the usefulness of a body member or a part of one;

  • (f) the permanent impairment of an employee’s body function;

  • (g) a fire or an explosion;

  • (h) damage to a boiler or pressure vessel that results in fire or the rupture of the boiler or pressure vessel;

  • (i) damage to a persons transfer apparatus that renders it unserviceable, or a free fall of a persons transfer apparatus; or

  • (j) work place violence.

  • SOR/2014-148, s. 33
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 350(F)

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