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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 11.3 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-24:

 Every employer shall, after considering the report made pursuant to subsection 11.2(2),

  • (a) in consultation with the work place committee or the health and safety representative, establish procedures, with the date on which they are established specified therein, that are to be followed by a person entering, exiting or occupying a confined space assessed pursuant to subsection 11.2(1), or a confined space that belongs to a class of confined spaces assessed pursuant to that subsection, and establish, where reasonably practicable, an entry permit system that provides for

    • (i) specifying, in each case, the length of time for which an entry permit is valid, and

    • (ii) recording

      • (A) the name of the person entering the confined space, and

      • (B) the date and time of entry and the anticipated time of exit;

  • (b) specify the protection equipment referred to in Part XII that is to be used by every person who is granted access to the confined space by the employer;

  • (c) specify any insulated protection equipment and tools referred to in Part VIII that a person may need in the confined space; and

  • (d) specify the protection equipment and emergency equipment to be used by a person who takes part in the rescue of a person from the confined space or in responding to other emergency situations in the confined space.

  • SOR/92-544, s. 1
  • SOR/95-286, s. 3
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 24

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