Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/2011-87)
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Regulations are current to 2023-05-17 and last amended on 2021-07-01. Previous Versions
SCHEDULE 3(Subsections 9.7(2) and 9.8(6))
Additional Supplies and Equipment
|Item||Column 1||Column 2|
|Supplies and Equipment||Quantity per aircraft|
|2||Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation mask with one-way valve||2|
|3||Plastic bag: waterproof and sealable for disposal of contaminated waste||1|
|4||Bloodborne pathogen kit||1|
PART 10Hazardous Occurrence Investigation, Recording and Reporting
10.1 The following definitions apply in this Part.
- disabling injury
disabling injury means an employment injury or an occupational disease that
(a) prevents an employee from reporting for work or from effectively performing all the duties connected with the employee’s regular work on any day subsequent to the day on which the injury or disease occurred, whether or not that subsequent day is a working day for that employee;
(b) results in the loss of, or complete loss of the use of, a body member or part of a body member by an employee; or
(c) results in the permanent impairment of a body function of an employee. (blessure invalidante)
- minor injury
minor injury means an employment injury or an occupational disease for which medical treatment is provided and excludes a disabling injury. (blessure légère)
- regional office
regional office means the office of the Department of Transport that is administratively responsible for an employee’s assigned base. (bureau régional)
10.1.1 This Part does not apply in respect of occurrences of harassment and violence in the work place.
Report by an Employee
10.2 If an employee becomes aware of an accident or other occurrence arising in the course of or in connection with their work that has caused or is likely to cause injury to that employee or to any other person, the employee shall, without delay, report the accident or other occurrence to the employer.
10.3 If an employer becomes aware of an accident, occupational disease or other hazardous occurrence affecting any of their employees in the course of employment, the employer shall, without delay,
(a) appoint a qualified person to carry out an investigation of the hazardous occurrence;
(b) notify the work place committee or the health and safety representative of the proposed investigation, and of the name of the qualified person appointed to investigate, so that they may participate in the investigation; and
(c) take necessary measures to prevent a recurrence of the hazardous occurrence.
10.4 The employer shall report to the Head of Compliance and Enforcement, by telecommunication, the date, time, location and nature of any accident, occupational disease or other hazardous occurrence referred to in section 10.3 that has one of the following results, as soon as feasible but not later than 24 hours after becoming aware of that result:
(a) the death of an employee;
(b) a disabling injury to two or more employees;
(c) the loss of, or complete loss of the use of, a body member or part of a body member by an employee;
(d) the permanent impairment of a body function of an employee; and
(e) a fire.
- SOR/2014-148, s. 38
- SOR/2021-118, s. 12
Minor Injury Record
10.5 (1) Every employer shall keep a record of each minor injury of which the employer is aware that is sustained by an employee in the course of employment, for two years after the injury is sustained.
(2) The record shall contain
(a) the date, time and location of the occurrence that resulted in the injury;
(b) the name of the employee who sustained the injury;
(c) a brief description of the injury; and
(d) the causes of the injury.
10.6 (1) The employer shall make a report in writing, without delay, in the form set out in Schedule 1 to this Part, setting out the information required by that form, including the results of the investigation referred to in paragraph 10.3(a), if that investigation discloses that the hazardous occurrence resulted in any one of the following circumstances:
(a) a disabling injury to an employee;
(b) an electric shock, toxic atmosphere or oxygen-deficient atmosphere that caused an employee to faint or lose consciousness; or
(c) the implementation of rescue, revival or other similar emergency procedures affecting an employee.
(2) The employer shall submit a copy of the report
(a) without delay to the work place committee or the health and safety representative; and
(b) within 14 days after becoming aware of the hazardous occurrence, to the Head of Compliance and Enforcement.
- SOR/2014-148, s. 39
- SOR/2021-118, s. 12
10.7 (1) Every employer shall, not later than March 1 of each year, submit to the Head of Compliance and Enforcement a written report setting out the number of accidents, occupational diseases and other hazardous occurrences of which the employer is aware affecting any employee in the course of employment on board an aircraft during the 12-month period ending on December 31 of the preceding year.
(2) The report shall contain the information referred to in the form set out in Schedule 2 to this Part.
Retention of Reports
10.8 Every employer shall keep a copy of
(a) the report referred to in subsection 10.6(1) for a period of five years after the hazardous occurrence; and
(b) the report submitted under subsection 10.7(1) for a period of two years after the submission of the report to the Head of Compliance and Enforcement.
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