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Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/2011-87)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2019-06-25. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Section 2.4)

Maximum Duration of Exposure to A-weighted Sound Pressure Levels in the Work Place

ItemColumn 1Column 2
A-weighted sound pressure level (dBA)Maximum duration of exposure in hours per employee per 24-hour period
18416.0
28513.0
38610.0
4878.0
5886.4
6895.0
7904.0
8913.2
9922.5
10932.0
11941.6
12951.3
13961.0
14970.80
15980.64
16990.50
171000.40
181010.32
191020.25
201030.20
211040.16
221050.13
231060.10
241070.080
251080.064
261090.050
271100.040
281110.032
291120.025
301130.020
311140.016
321150.013
331160.010
341170.008
351180.006
361190.005
371200.004

PART 3Electrical Safety

Interpretation

 In this Part, electrical equipment means equipment for the generation, distribution or use of electricity.

In-flight Maintenance

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-246, s. 360]

 All testing or work performed on electrical equipment on board an aircraft shall be performed by a qualified person.

 If there is a risk that an employee may receive a hazardous electrical shock during the performance of the work referred to in section 3.3, the employee shall use insulated protection equipment and tools that will protect the employee from injury.

 If electrical equipment on board an aircraft is live or may become live, no employee shall work on the equipment unless

  • (a) the employer has instructed the employee in procedures that are safe for work on live conductors;

  • (b) a safety ground is connected to the equipment; or

  • (c) the equipment is separated or disconnected from every source of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic or other kind of energy that is capable of making electrical equipment dangerous.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 361(F)

 If an employee is working on or near electrical equipment that is live or may become live, the employer shall ensure that the electrical equipment is guarded.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 362(F)

 If two or more employees are working on or in connection with electrical equipment, they shall be fully informed by the employer with respect to ensuring that the work is coordinated in a safe manner.

Safety Procedures

 If an employee identifies a defect in electrical equipment that may render it unsafe for use, the employee shall, as soon as possible, mark or tag the electrical equipment as unsafe for use and report the defect to the person in charge of the aircraft.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 363(F)

PART 4Sanitation

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

galley area

galley area means an area used for the storage or preparation of food on board an aircraft. (office)

washroom

washroom means a room on board an aircraft that contains a toilet or a washbasin. (salle d’eau)

General

  •  (1) If feasible, the employer shall provide a room that contains a toilet and a washbasin.

  • (2) If it is not feasible to comply with subsection (1), the employer shall, if feasible, provide a room that contains a toilet.

  • (3) If it is not feasible to comply with subsection (1) or (2), the employer shall, if feasible, provide a room that contains a washbasin.

  • (4) If feasible, the employer shall provide a washroom for the sole use of the employees.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 364
  •  (1) Every employer shall ensure that each washroom and galley area used by employees is maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and cleaned at least once in every 24 hour period in which they are used.

  • (2) Employees who use washrooms and galley areas shall keep them as clean and in as sanitary a condition as possible.

  • (3) All work that may cause dusty or unsanitary conditions shall be carried out in a manner that will prevent the contamination of the air by dust or other substances injurious to health.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 365(F)
  •  (1) Each container that is used for solid or liquid waste, other than a disposable plastic garbage bag, shall be

    • (a) leak-proof;

    • (b) constructed so that it can be easily cleaned and maintained in a sanitary condition; and

    • (c) equipped with a tight-fitting cover or enclosed in a manner that does not present a health or safety hazard.

  • (2) Each container shall be emptied as soon as feasible after it becomes full and at least once in every 24-hour period in which it is used.

  • (3) If disposable plastic garbage bags are used, they shall be

    • (a) leak-proof;

    • (b) strong enough to support their contents when full; and

    • (c) closed and secured when full and disposed of at the first opportunity.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 366(E)

 Every washroom shall be enclosed in such a manner as to provide for a reasonable amount of privacy for its occupant.

 
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