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On Board Trains Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 1.1 from 2015-09-11 to 2019-06-24:

 In these Regulations,


Act means Part II of the Canada Labour Code; (Loi)


CSA means the Canadian Standards Association; (CSA)


Commission[Repealed, SOR/95-105, s. 3]

dangerous substance

dangerous substance[Repealed, SOR/88-200, s. 1]

electrical equipment

electrical equipment means equipment for the generation, distribution or use of electricity; (outillage électrique)

first aid

first aid[Repealed, SOR/2015-143, s. 3]

maintenance of way equipment

maintenance of way equipment means track motor cars and other rolling stock used for maintaining rails and tracks; (véhicule d’entretien)

medical practitioner

medical practitioner[Repealed, SOR/88-200, s. 1]

on-board accommodation

on-board accommodation means living, eating or sleeping quarters provided on rolling stock by an employer for the accommodation of employees; (logement à bord)

oxygen deficient atmosphere

oxygen deficient atmosphere means an atmosphere in which there is less than 18% by volume of oxygen at a pressure of one atmosphere or in which the partial pressure of oxygen is less than 135 mm Hg; (air à faible teneur en oxygène)

protection equipment

protection equipment means safety materials, equipment, devices and clothing; (équipement de protection)

qualified person

qualified person means, in respect of a specified duty, a person who, because of his knowledge, training and experience, is qualified to perform that duty safely and properly; (personne qualifiée)

regional safety officer

regional safety officer[Repealed, SOR/2014-148, s. 15]

rolling stock

rolling stock means a locomotive, caboose, self-propelled car, box car, tank car, maintenance of way equipment, snow-plow, flanger and other mobile equipment designed to move on wheels on rails or tracks; (matériel roulant)

toilet room

toilet room means a room that contains a toilet. (cabinet de toilette)

  • SOR/88-200, s. 1
  • SOR/95-105, s. 3
  • SOR/2014-148, s. 15
  • SOR/2015-143, s. 3
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