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Department of Labour, Ottawa
Regulations respecting the investigation and reporting of employment accidents in Federal works, undertakings and business (Canada Accident Investigation and Reporting Regulations)
Règlement du Canada concernant les enquêtes et les rapports sur les accidents [in French]
Issued pursuant to the Canada Labour Code, Part IV (Safety of Employees) these regulations apply to the investigation and reporting of employment accidents in Federal works, undertakings and businesses except underground mine workings and motor vehicles operated on public highways. Investigation and written reports are mandatory for all accidents or conditions at the workplace that result in: disabling injury; an electric shock, or toxic or oxygen deficient atmosphere causing unconsciousness; accident emergency procedures, rescue or revival; an explosion, etc. An additional telephone or telegraph report is required within 24h for: disabling injury to 2 or more employees; fatality; or explosion. Evidence relating to serious or fatal accidents may be disturbed for safety reasons only. Employers of less than 15 employees must keep minor injury records; more details are required for 15 or more. Replaced by CIS 86-1483.
Canada Gazette - Gazette du Canada, 24 Nov. 1971, Part II, Vol.105, No.22, p.1930-1935.