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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 138 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) The employer must ensure that every person granted access to a work place who is exposed to a health or safety hazard uses the protection equipment prescribed by this Part

    • (a) if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate or control a health or safety hazard in a work place within safe limits; and

    • (b) if the use of the protection equipment may prevent or reduce injury from that hazard.

  • (2) All protection equipment must

    • (a) be designed to protect the person from the hazard for which it is provided;

    • (b) not in itself create a hazard;

    • (c) be maintained, inspected and tested by a qualified person; and

    • (d) if necessary to prevent a health hazard, be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition by a qualified person.

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