Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/87-612)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2015-09-14. Previous Versions

Standby Craft

 For every drilling operation and production operation, the employer shall provide a standby craft capable of safely evacuating all employees from the work place.

Condition of Employees

 No employee shall work where that employee’s ability to function is impaired as a result of fatigue, illness, alcohol, drugs or any other condition that may be hazardous to the safety or health of any employee at the work place.

  • SOR/94-165, s. 76(F)

 Section 18.16 does not apply in the event of an emergency at the work place that may be hazardous to the safety or health of employees.

Notices and Records

  •  (1) Notices shall be posted at appropriate locations at a work place setting out the emergency procedures to be followed and the escape routes to be used in the event of an emergency.

  • (2) Every employer shall keep a record of all emergency drills and evacuation drills carried out by his employees for one year after the drill.

  • (3) The record referred to in subsection (2) shall contain

    • (a) the date and time at which the drill was conducted; and

    • (b) the length of time taken by the employees to complete the drill.

  • (4) A copy of the emergency procedures and emergency evacuation plan prepared for the work place shall be kept readily available for examination by employees.

  • (5) The employer shall keep a daily record of each employee present at the work place and of each person granted access to the work place.

  • (6) The record referred to in subsection (5) shall contain

    • (a) the date;

    • (b) the name of the employee or the person granted access to the work place; and

    • (c) the name of the employer.

  • (7) The record referred to in subsection (5) shall be kept by the employer for two months after the date of the last daily entry made therein.

 
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