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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 11.6 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-10-05:

  •  (1) When a person is about to enter a confined space under circumstances such that the specifications set out in paragraph 11.4(1)(a) cannot be complied with, the qualified person referred to in paragraph 11.5(1)(c) shall, in a signed and dated report to the employer,

    • (a) specify those procedures established pursuant to paragraph 11.5(1)(a) that are to be followed and the protection equipment, insulated protection equipment and tools and the emergency equipment that are to be used; and

    • (b) specify any additional procedures and any other equipment that may be needed to ensure the health and safety of the person.

  • (2) The report made pursuant to subsection (1) and any procedures specified therein shall be explained by the qualified person to every employee who is about to enter a confined space, and a copy of the report shall be signed and dated by any employee to whom the report and the procedures have been so explained, acknowledging by signature the reading of the report and the explanation thereof.

  • SOR/92-544, s. 1
  • SOR/95-286, s. 7
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 39
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 80(F)
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