7.38 Where a controlled product in the work place is hazardous waste, the employer shall clearly identify it as hazardous waste by
(a) applying a label to the hazardous waste or its container; or
(b) posting a sign in a conspicuous place near the hazardous waste or its container.
- SOR/88-200, s. 12.
Information Required in a Medical Emergency
7.39 For the purposes of subsection 125.2(1) of the Act, a medical professional is a registered nurse registered or licensed under the laws of a province.
- SOR/88-200, s. 12;
- SOR/95-105, s. 31.
Division IV[Repealed, SOR/95-105, s. 32]
PART VIIISAFETY MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, DEVICES AND CLOTHING
8.1 In this Part,
- “oxygen deficient atmosphere”
“oxygen deficient atmosphere” means an atmosphere in which there is less than 18 per cent by volume of oxygen at a pressure of one atmosphere or in which the partial pressure of oxygen is less than 135 mm Hg; (air à faible teneur en oxygène)
- “protection equipment”
“protection equipment” means safety materials, equipment, devices and clothing. (équipement de protection)
(a) it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate a safety or health hazard in a work place or to control it within safe limits, and
(b) the use of protection equipment may prevent or reduce injury from that hazard,
every person granted access to the work place who is exposed to that hazard shall use the protection equipment prescribed by this Part.
- SOR/95-105, s. 33(F).
8.3 All protection equipment
(a) shall be designed to protect the person from the hazard for which it is provided; and
(b) shall not in itself create a hazard.
8.4 All protection equipment provided by the employer shall
(a) be maintained, inspected and tested by a qualified person; and
(b) where necessary to prevent a health hazard, be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition by a qualified person.
8.5 Where there is a hazard of head injury in a work place, the employer shall provide protective headwear that meets the standards set out in CSA Standard Z94.1-M1977, Industrial Protective Headwear, the English version of which is dated April, 1977, as amended to September, 1982 and the French version of which is dated April, 1980 as amended to September, 1982.
- SOR/95-105, s. 61(F).
8.6 (1) Where there is a hazard of a foot injury or electric shock through footwear in a work place, protective footwear that meets the standard set out in CSA Standard Z195-M1984, Protective Footwear, the English version of which is dated March, 1984 and the French version of which is dated December, 1984, shall be used.
(2) Where there is a hazard of slipping in a work place, non-slip footwear shall be used.
- SOR/95-105, s. 61(F).
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