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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 36 from 2010-06-03 to 2023-12-19:

  •  (1) Each berth must be fitted with a mattress with a cushioning bottom or a combined cushioning mattress that includes a spring bottom or a spring mattress.

  • (2) The employer must provide a set of clean bedding to be used on board a vessel during the employee’s service.

  • (3) The bedding set must, at a minimum, consist of the following items of appropriate size for the berth:

    • (a) one pillow;

    • (b) one pillow case;

    • (c) two flat bedsheets; and

    • (d) one blanket.

  • (4) The employee must return the bedding set on completion of service on board a vessel.

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