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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 19.3 from 2007-11-29 to 2023-03-20:

  •  (1) The employer shall develop a hazard identification and assessment methodology, including an identification and assessment methodology for ergonomics-related hazards, taking into account the following documents and information:

    • (a) any hazardous occurrence investigation reports;

    • (b) first aid records and minor injury records;

    • (c) work place health protection programs;

    • (d) any results of work place inspections;

    • (e) any employee reports made under paragraph 126(1)(g) or (h) of the Act or under section 15.3;

    • (f) any government or employer reports, studies and tests concerning the health and safety of employees;

    • (g) any reports made under the Safety and Health Committees and Representatives Regulations;

    • (h) the record of hazardous substances; and

    • (i) any other relevant information, including ergonomics-related information.

  • (2) The hazard identification and assessment methodology shall include

    • (a) the steps and time frame for identifying and assessing the hazards;

    • (b) the keeping of a record of the hazards; and

    • (c) a time frame for reviewing and, if necessary, revising the methodology.

  • SOR/2005-401, s. 2
  • SOR/2007-271, s. 3
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