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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 263 from 2016-06-14 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) Subject to section 271, if an employer produces on board a vessel a hazardous product other than a fugitive emission or an intermediate product undergoing reaction within a reaction or process vessel, the employer must prepare a work place safety data sheet in respect of the hazardous product.

  • (2) Subject to section 271, if an employer receives a supplier safety data sheet, the employer may prepare a work place safety data sheet to be used on board a vessel in place of the supplier safety data sheet if

    • (a) the work place safety data sheet discloses at least the information disclosed on the supplier safety data sheet;

    • (b) the information disclosed on the work place safety data sheet does not disclaim or contradict the information disclosed on the supplier safety data sheet;

    • (c) the supplier safety data sheet is readily available for examination by employees on board the vessel in any form, as determined in consultation with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative; and

    • (d) the work place safety data sheet discloses that the supplier safety data sheet is available on the vessel.

  • (3) An employer must review the accuracy of the information disclosed on a work place safety data sheet referred to in subsection (1) or (2) and update it as soon as practicable after new hazard information or significant new data becomes available to the employer.

  • (4) If the information required to be disclosed on the work place safety data sheet is not available or not applicable to the hazardous product, the employer must, in place of the information, insert the words “not available” or “not applicable”, as the case may be, in the English version and the words “non disponible” or “sans objet”, as the case may be, in the French version, of the work place safety data sheet.

  • SOR/2016-141, s. 61
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