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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 19.7 from 2007-11-29 to 2020-03-05:

  •  (1) The employer shall evaluate the effectiveness of the hazard prevention program, including its ergonomics-related components, and, if necessary, revise it

    • (a) at least every three years;

    • (b) whenever there is a change in conditions in respect of the hazards; and

    • (c) whenever new hazard information in respect of a hazard in the work place becomes available to the employer.

  • (2) The evaluation of the effectiveness of the prevention program shall be based on the following documents and information:

    • (a) conditions related to the work place and the activities of the employees;

    • (b) any work place inspection reports;

    • (c) any hazardous occurrence investigation reports;

    • (d) any safety audits;

    • (e) first aid records and any injury statistics, including records and statistics relating to ergonomics-related first aid and injuries;

    • (f) any observations of the policy and work place committees, or the health and safety representative, on the effectiveness of the prevention program; and

    • (g) any other relevant information.

  • SOR/2005-401, s. 2
  • SOR/2007-271, s. 7
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