10.22 (1) Subject to subsection (2), where a machine guard is installed on a machine on rolling stock, no person shall use or operate the machine unless the machine guard is in its proper position.
(2) A machine may be operated when the machine guard is not in its proper position in order to permit the repair of the machine or the removal of an injured person from the machine.
PART XIHAZARDOUS OCCURRENCE INVESTIGATION, RECORDING AND REPORTING
11.1 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 by an employee of a body member or part of one or in the complete loss of the usefulness of a body member or part of one, 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)
- SOR/95-105, s. 47.
Report by Employee
11.2 Where an employee becomes aware of an accident or other occurrence arising in the course of or in connection with his work that causes injury to him or to any other person, he shall without delay report the accident or other occurrence to his employer, orally or in writing.
11.3 Where an employer is aware of an accident, occupational disease or other hazardous occurrence affecting any of the employees in the course of employment, the employer shall without delay
(a) take necessary measures to prevent a recurrence of the hazardous occurrence;
(b) appoint a qualified person to carry out an investigation of the hazardous occurrence; and
(c) notify the safety and health committee or the safety and health representative, if either exists, of the occurrence and of the name of the qualified person appointed to investigate it.
- SOR/95-105, s. 48.
11.4 The employer shall report the date, time, location and nature of any accident, occupational disease or other hazardous occurrence referred to in section 11.3 by telephone or telex to the regional safety officer as soon as possible but not later than 24 hours after becoming aware of the occurrence, where the hazardous occurrence results in
(a) the death of an employee;
(b) a disabling injury to two or more employees;
(c) an explosion; or
(d) damage to a boiler or pressure vessel that results in fire or the rupture of the boiler or pressure vessel.
- SOR/95-105, s. 49.
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