Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
125 (1) The employer must provide each employee with health and safety education, including education relating to ergonomics and it must include the following:
(a) the hazard prevention program implemented in accordance with this Part to prevent hazards applicable to the employee, including the hazard identification and assessment methodology and the preventive measures taken by the employer;
(b) the nature of the work place and the hazards associated with it;
(c) the employee’s duty to report under paragraphs 126(1)(g) and (h) of the Act and under section 275; and
(d) an overview of the Act and these Regulations.
(2) The employer must provide an employee with education
(a) when new information in respect of a hazard in the work place becomes available to the employer; and
(b) shortly before the employee is assigned a new activity or exposed to a new hazard.
(3) The employer must review the employee education program, and, if necessary, revise it
(a) at least once every three years;
(b) when there is a change in conditions in respect of a hazard; and
(c) when new information in respect of a hazard in the work place becomes available to the employer.
(4) Each time an employee is provided with education, the employee must acknowledge in writing that they received it and the employer must acknowledge in writing that they provided it.
(5) The employer must keep, in paper or electronic form, records of the education that each employee is provided with for a period of two years after the day on which the employee ceases to be exposed to a hazard.
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