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Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2)

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Act current to 2019-12-03 and last amended on 2019-09-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) In this Part,

    appeals officer

    appeals officer[Repealed, 2017, c. 20, s. 338]

    Board

    Board[Repealed, 2017, c. 20, s. 338]

    collective agreement

    collective agreement has the same meaning as in section 166; (convention collective)

    danger

    danger means any hazard, condition or activity that could reasonably be expected to be an imminent or serious threat to the life or health of a person exposed to it before the hazard or condition can be corrected or the activity altered; (danger)

    employee

    employee means a person employed by an employer; (employé)

    employer

    employer means a person who employs one or more employees and includes an employers’ organization and any person who acts on behalf of an employer; (employeur)

    hazardous substance

    hazardous substance includes a hazardous product and a chemical, biological or physical agent that, by reason of a property that the agent possesses, is hazardous to the safety or health of a person exposed to it; (substance dangereuse)

    health and safety officer

    health and safety officer[Repealed, 2013, c. 40, s. 176]

    health and safety representative

    health and safety representative means a person who is appointed as a health and safety representative under section 136; (représentant)

    policy committee

    policy committee means a policy health and safety committee established under section 134.1; (comité d’orientation)

    prescribe

    prescribe means prescribe by regulation of the Governor in Council or determine in accordance with rules prescribed by regulation of the Governor in Council; (règlement)

    regional health and safety officer

    regional health and safety officer[Repealed, 2013, c. 40, s. 176]

    regional safety officer

    regional safety officer[Repealed, 2000, c. 20, s. 2]

    safety

    safety means protection from danger and hazards arising out of, linked with or occurring in the course of employment; (sécurité)

    safety and health committee

    safety and health committee[Repealed, 2000, c. 20, s. 2]

    safety and health representative

    safety and health representative[Repealed, 2000, c. 20, s. 2]

    safety officer

    safety officer[Repealed, 2000, c. 20, s. 2]

    work place

    work place means any place where an employee is engaged in work for the employee’s employer; (lieu de travail)

    work place committee

    work place committee means a work place health and safety committee established under section 135. (comité local)

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (2) In this Part, hazardous product, label and safety data sheet have the same meanings as in section 2 of the Hazardous Products Act.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) Except where otherwise provided in this Part, all other words and expressions have the same meanings as in Part I.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 122
  • R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 1, c. 24 (3rd Supp.), s. 3
  • 1993, c. 42, s. 3
  • 1998, c. 26, s. 55
  • 2000, c. 20, s. 2
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 176
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 139
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 338
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