PART VIIISafety Materials, Equipment, Devices and Clothing (continued)
Eye and Face Protection
8.7 If there is a hazard of injury to the eyes or face of an employee in a work place, the employer shall provide the employee with an eye or face protector that meets the standards set out in CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z94.3-07, Eye and Face Protectors, as amended from time to time.
- SOR/95-105, s. 34
- SOR/2015-143, s. 43
8.8 (1) If there is a hazard of an airborne hazardous substance or an oxygen-deficient atmosphere in a work place, the employer shall provide a respiratory protective device that is listed in the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health publication entitled Certified Equipment List, as amended from time to time.
(2) The respiratory protective device shall be selected, fitted, used and maintained in accordance with the standards set out in CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z94.4-11, Selection, Use, and Care of Respirators, as amended from time to time.
(3) If air is provided by means of a respiratory protective device, the air shall meet the standards set out in CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z180.1-13, Compressed Breathing Air and Systems, as amended from time to time.
- SOR/88-200, s. 14. SOR/95-105, ss. 35, 61(F)
- SOR/2015-143, s. 43
8.9 [Repealed, SOR/2015-143, s. 43]
8.10 Where there is a hazard of injury or disease to or through the skin of a person in a work place, the employer shall provide every person granted access to the work place with
- SOR/95-105, s. 37
- SOR/2015-143, s. 44(F)
8.11 Loose clothing, long hair, dangling accessories, jewellery or other similar items that may be hazardous to the health or safety of an employee in a work place shall not be worn unless they are tied, covered or otherwise secured as to prevent the hazard.
- SOR/2015-143, s. 72
- SOR/2019-246, s. 190
Protection Against Moving Vehicles
8.11.1 If an employee is regularly exposed to contact with moving vehicles during his or her work, the employer shall ensure that the employee wears high-visibility safety apparel that is readily visible under all conditions of use.
- SOR/2015-143, s. 45
8.12 (1) A record of all protection equipment provided by the employer shall be kept by the employer in the work place in which the equipment is located for a period of two years after the day on which the equipment ceases to be used.
(2) The record referred to in subsection (1) shall contain
(a) a description of the equipment and the date of its acquisition by the employer;
(b) the date and result of each inspection and test of the equipment;
(c) the date and nature of any maintenance work performed on the equipment since its acquisition by the employer; and
(d) the name of the person who performed the inspection, test or maintenance of the equipment.
- SOR/2015-143, s. 46
Instructions and Training
(2) Every employee who uses protection equipment shall be instructed and trained in the use, operation and maintenance of the equipment.
(3) The instructions referred to in subsection (2) shall be
- SOR/95-105, s. 38(F)
- SOR/2019-246, s. 191(F)
Defective Protection Equipment
8.14 If an employee finds any defect in protection equipment that may render it unsafe for use, they shall report the defect to their employer as soon as feasible.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 192
8.15 An employer shall mark or tag as unsafe and remove from service any protection equipment used by his employees that has a defect that may render it unsafe for use.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 193(F)
PART IXHand Tools and Materials Handling
9.1 In this Part, hand tool means a tool designed to be held in the hand and operated by manual power. (outil à main)
Instructions and Training
9.1.1 An employer shall provide every employee with instructions and training in the safe and proper inspection, maintenance and use of all hand tools that he or she is required to use and in the safe and proper handling of all materials that he or she is required to handle.
- SOR/2015-143, s. 47
- SOR/2019-246, s. 194(F)
9.2 If an employee finds any defect in a hand tool that may render it unsafe for use, they shall report the defect to their employer as soon as feasible.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 195
9.3 An employer shall mark or tag as unsafe and remove from service any hand tool used by his employees that has a defect that may render it unsafe for use.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 196(F)
Manual Handling of Materials
9.4 [Repealed, SOR/2015-143, s. 48]
9.5 If an employee is required to manually lift or carry loads in excess of 10 kg, the employee shall be instructed and trained by the employer
(a) in a safe method of lifting and carrying the loads; and
(b) in a work procedure appropriate to the conditions of the work place and the employee’s physical condition.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 197
9.6 Where an employee is required to manually lift or carry loads in excess of 45 kg, the instructions given to the employee in accordance with section 9.5 shall be
(a) set out in writing;
(b) readily available to the employee to whom they apply; and
(c) kept by the employer for two years after the instructions cease to apply.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 198(F)
9.7 Where a hand cart is provided for use in a work place, it shall be
(a) capable of carrying the intended load without tipping; and
(b) where the hand cart is used for serving food or beverages, fitted with a braking mechanism to prevent uncontrolled movement of the hand cart.
PART XRolling Stock
DIVISION IDesign and Construction
10.1 Rolling stock shall, if feasible, be so designed and constructed that a failure of any part of the rolling stock will not result in loss of control of the rolling stock or create a hazardous condition.
- SOR/95-105, s. 40(F)
- SOR/2019-246, s. 199
10.2 Where a fuel tank, compressed gas cylinder or similar container contains a hazardous substance and is mounted on rolling stock, it shall be
(a) so located or protected that under all conditions it is not hazardous to the health or safety of an employee who is required to operate or ride on the rolling stock; and
(b) connected to fuel overflow and vent pipes that are so located that fuel spills and vapours cannot
- SOR/88-200, s. 14
- SOR/95-105, s. 41(F)
- SOR/2015-143, ss. 49(E), 72, 73(F)
Protection from Elements
(2) If heat that is produced by self-propelled rolling stock may raise the temperature in the operator’s compartment or position to 27°C or higher, measured 1 m above the floor in the centre of the compartment, the compartment or position shall be protected from the heat by an insulated barrier.
- SOR/2015-143, s. 50
- SOR/2019-246, s. 200
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