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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 7.7 from 2019-06-25 to 2024-06-19:

  •  (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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