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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 125 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-11-17:

  •  (1) The employer must provide each employee with health and safety training, including training relating to ergonomics, which 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 training

    • (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 training 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 training, 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 training 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.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 278
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