Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
7.7 (1) If an employer is required to make a report in accordance with section 7.6, the employer shall, as soon as feasible, provide every employee who is exposed to the sound level referred to in section 7.4 with a hearing protector that
(a) meets the requirements set out in CSA Standard Z94.2-M1984, Hearing Protectors, as amended from time to time; and
(b) prevents the exposure to the sound level referred to in section 7.4.
(2) Where an employer provides a hearing protector to an employee pursuant to subsection (1), the employer shall
(a) in consultation with the work place committee or the health and safety representative, formulate a program to train the employee in the fit, care and use of the hearing protector; and
(b) implement the program.
(3) Every employer shall ensure that every person, other than an employee, to whom the employer grants access to a work place if the person is likely to be exposed to a sound level that exceeds the limits referred to in section 7.4 uses a hearing protector that meets the standard referred to in paragraph (1)(a).
- SOR/91-448, s. 1
- SOR/94-33, s. 3
- SOR/98-589, s. 6
- SOR/2002-208, s. 13
- SOR/2019-246, s. 29
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