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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 12.11 from 2019-06-25 to 2021-01-10:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), if there is a risk of foot injury or electric shock in a work place, the employer must ensure that protective footwear that meets the requirements set out in CSA Group Standard Z195, Protective footwear is worn.

  • (2) If the employer, in consultation with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, determines that the protective footwear referred to in subsection (1) does not eliminate or reduce the risk of injury, the employer must ensure that appropriate protective footwear selected by them, in consultation with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, is worn.

  • (3) If there is a risk of injury due to slipping in a work place, the employer must ensure that slip-resistant footwear is worn.

  • SOR/88-632, s. 51(F)
  • SOR/2019-243, s. 4
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