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  1. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 26, Sched. 3. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-12 | CAN-2017-L-105896

    Note: AT TIME OF ENTRY INTO NATLEX DATABASE THIS ACT WAS NOT YET IN FORCE. It comes into force on a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor. (See: 2017, c. 26, Sched. 3, s. 30)

  2. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Noise Regulation (O. Reg. 381/15). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-10 | CAN-2015-R-105876

  3. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (R-039-2015). - Regulations on-line (Consolidated)

    Adoption: 2015-06-01 | CAN-2015-R-105953

  4. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act [S.C. 2015, c. 4, s. 120]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 2015-02-26 | CAN-2015-L-105668

    An Act respecting civil liability and compensation for damage in case of a nuclear incident, repealing the Nuclear Liability Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts.

  5. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Règlement sur l'information concernant les produits dangereux (dans sa teneur modifiée au 1er mai 2017). - Règlement (dans sa teneur modifiée) Regulation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2015 | CAN-2015-R-102936

    Remplace le règlement sur l'information concernant les produits contrôlés.

  6. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Offshore Health and Safety Act (S.C. 2014, c. 13). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-19 | CAN-2014-L-96459

    This enactment amends the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (the "Accord Acts") in order to increase the level of safety and transparency of offshore petroleum activities. The main purpose of the amendments is to establish a new occupational health and safety regime in the offshore areas.
    In addition, it amends the Accord Acts to, most notably,
    (a) ensure that occupational health and safety officers, special officers, conservation officers and operational safety officers have the same powers for the administration and enforcement of the Accord Acts;
    (b) clarify that the new occupational health and safety regime applies to the transportation of persons who are in transit to, from or between workplaces in the offshore areas;
    (c) require that any occupational health and safety regulations that apply to the transportation of persons who are in transit to, from or between workplaces in the offshore areas be made on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport; and
    (d) authorize each of the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board to publicly disclose information related to occupational health and safety if it considers it to be in the public interest.
    It amends the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act to enable health and safety officers to get privileged information and to enable employers subject to the Accord Acts to apply to the Chief Screening Officer for exemptions from disclosure requirements in the same manner as employers under the Canada Labour Code. It also amends the Access to Information Act to prohibit the disclosure of certain information.

  7. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (R-044-2014). - Regulations on-line (Consolidated)

    Adoption: 2014-04-01 | CAN-2014-R-105954

  8. Canada - Occupational safety and health - International agreement

    Federal Decree No. 23 of 2013 on the Corporation Agreement between the Government of the United Arab of Emirates and the Government of Canada concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-03-31 | ARE-2013-R-95894

    The Government of United Arab of Emirates and The Government of Canada ratified Corporation Agreement concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, signed in Ottawa on 18/09/2012.

  9. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training (O. Reg. 297/13). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | CAN-2013-R-96543

  10. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Penalty (Occupational Health and Safety Act) Regulation (A.R. 165/2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | CAN-2013-R-97776

  11. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012 (NLR 5/12). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-01-17 | CAN-2012-R-96044

  12. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Offices of the Worker and Employer Advisers (O. Reg. 33/12). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012 | CAN-2012-R-96544

  13. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act (c. 122, 2011) [consolidated Act]. - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2011-09-01 | CAN-2011-L-95855

  14. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Workers Mourning Day Act (C. 138, 2011) [consolidated Act]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-01 | CAN-2011-L-95858

    Designates that April 28th of each year as a day of mourning to be held to remember workers killed, disabled or injured in the workplace and workers afflicted with industrial disease.

  15. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Pesticides Control Act (C. 203, 2011). - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2011-05-13 | CAN-2011-L-95880

  16. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Smoke-free Places Act (C. 222, 2011). - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2011-05-13 | CAN-2011-L-95886

  17. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/2011-87). - Legislation on-line in French and English

    Adoption: 2011-03-25 | CAN-2011-R-89106

    Makes regulations concerning occupational safety and health aboard aircraft. Contains 9 Parts.

  18. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/2010-120). - Legislation on-line in French and English

    Adoption: 2010-06-03 | CAN-2010-R-89108

    Contains 20 Parts. Regulates all matters related to occupational health and safety on board ships.

  19. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009 Order (A.R. 87/2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-01 | CAN-2009-R-97811

    Repeals the 2006 Order and provides the date for the entry into force of the Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009.

  20. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Human Pathogens and Toxins Act [2009, c. 24]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-23 | CAN-2009-L-83604

    This enactment creates measures to promote safety and security with respect to human pathogens and toxins and all activities associated with them. It establishes a comprehensive legislative regime that extends beyond the present importation regime. It requires every person conducting activities involving human pathogens or toxins to take all reasonable measures to protect the health and safety of the public.

  21. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Designated Substances (O. Reg. 490/09). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | CAN-2009-R-96536

  22. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/2008-276). - Canada Gazette Part II

    Adoption: 2008-09-05 | CAN-2008-R-79756

    Paragraph 1(c) of Schedule IV to Part VI of the Canada
    Occupational Health and Safety Regulations is repealed. This provision concerned the maximum level of lighting for air traffic controller areas which is no longer pertinent due to adoption of new technology.

  23. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/2008-76: Point Lepreau, New Brunswick Nuclear Facility Exclusion Regulations (Parts I, II and III of the Canada Labour Code and the Non-Smokers' Health Act). - Legislation on-line in French and English

    Adoption: 2008-03-11 | CAN-2008-R-89116

    Section 4 provides that Parts I, II and III of the Canada Labour Code and the Non-smokers' Health Act apply to employment on or in connection with the Point Lepreau facility.

    Exclusions:
    - Despite section 4, employment on or in connection with the Point Lepreau facility is excluded from the application of Part I of the Canada Labour Code, except sections 121.1 to 121.5. (section 6 - industrial relations)
    - Despite section 4, employment on or in connection with the Point Lepreau facility is excluded from the application of Part II of the Canada Labour Code, except sections 158 to 160. (section 11 - occupational safety and health)
    - Despite section 4, employment on or in connection with the Point Lepreau facility is excluded from the application of Part III of the Canada Labour Code, except sections 265 to 267. (section 15 - labour standards)
    - Despite section 4, employment on or in connection with the Point Lepreau facility is excluded from the application of the Non-smokers' Health Act, except sections 8.1 and 8.2. (Section 17 - smoking)

  24. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 119-2008 du 13 février 2008 portant règlement modifiant le Code de sécurité pour les travaux de construction et le règlement sur la santé et la sécurité du travail.

    Adoption: 2008-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 2008-03-13 | CAN-2008-R-78351

  25. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending the Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/2007-271).

    Adoption: 2007-11-29 | CAN-2007-R-77759

    Makes various amendments to paragraph 19 of the regulations concerning the hazard prevention program to include provision for ergonomic hazards.

  26. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Training and Designated Trades - Occupational Health and Safety Act (Reg. 2007-33). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-29 | CAN-2007-R-95870

  27. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act (55-56 Elizabeth II).

    Adoption: 2007-03-29 | CAN-2007-L-76566

    Amends the principal Act with respect to contents of a claim for exemption (section 11(4)) and substantiating information (section 13). A new section 16.1 is inserted concerning sending an undertaking to claimant with respect to measures to be taken to ensure compliance with the Act. Replaces section 17(1) of the Act concerning order of material safety data sheet. Sections 18(1) and 18(2) are replaced concerning notice of decisions and copies of notices. Section 20(1) is replaced concerning right to appeal. Amendments are also made to section 23 with respect to disposition of an appeal.

  28. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Needle Safety Regulations (O. Reg. 474/07). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | CAN-2007-R-96542

  29. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Safety and Health Regulation (217/2006). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-10-31 | CAN-2006-R-75416

    Very detailed regulations on all aspects of occupational safety and health.

  30. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (SOR/2005-46)

    Adoption: 2005-02-15 | CAN-2005-R-70126

    Adds DDT to Schedule 1 of the Act

  31. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2005 (SOR/2005-41)

    Adoption: 2005-02-15 | CAN-2005-R-70127

    Prohibits the use of certain toxic substances unless a permit has been obtained from the competent authority. If permission is obtained, enterprises are obliged to submit annual reports to the competent authority and keep a copy of those reports, including test data, for at least five years.

  32. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Confined Spaces Regulation (O. Reg. 632/05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005 | CAN-2005-R-96532

  33. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Designated Substance - Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations (O. Reg. 278/05).. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005 | CAN-2005-R-96535

  34. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Farming Operations Regulations (O. Reg. 414/05). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005 | CAN-2005-R-96538

  35. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    First Aid Regulations - Occupational Health and Safety Act (Reg. 2004-130). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-11-17 | CAN-2004-R-95869

  36. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Non-Smokers Health Protection Regulation (174/2004). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-09-27 | CAN-2004-R-68767

  37. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Public Safety Act, 2002 [S.C. 2004, c. 15]. - Legislation on-line in French and English

    Adoption: 2004-05-06 | CAN-2004-L-89049

    An Act to amend certain Acts of Canada, and to enact measures for implementing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, in order to enhance public safety.

  38. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Health and Safety Act (Chapter O-1.01). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | CAN-2004-L-96488

  39. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Safety and Health Act: Administrative Penalty Regulation (62/2003).

    Adoption: 2003-03-21 | CAN-2003-R-64029

    Makes provision for administrative penalty amounts. Penalty may be payable (a) for failing to comply with improvement order requiring control measure to be implemented, or (b) for failing to comply with improvement order not requiring control measure to be implemented.

  40. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Regulation (55/2003). - Regulations on-line (consolidated version)

    Adoption: 2003-03-18 | CAN-2003-R-64418

    Made under Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act, 1992. Amends Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations SOR/2001-286, and repeals Manitoba Regulation 172/85. Makes provision for definition of "import", "inspector", "offer for transport", "prescribed", "safety standards", "safety mark" and "offer for transfer". Also provides for application of regulations to provincially regulated railways as well as for some related matters.

  41. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act to amend Nuclear Safety and Control Act, 2003 (C-4).

    Adoption: 2003-02-13 | CAN-2003-L-64784

    Amends subsection 46(3) of Nuclear Safety and Control Act. Makes provision for authority of Commission to order that owner or occupant of, or any other person who has the management and control of, the affected land or place take the prescribed measures to reduce the level of contamination.

  42. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (No. 62/2003). - http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca

    Adoption: 2003 | Date of entry into force: 2003-03-31 | CAN-2003-R-64021

    Made under Occupational Health and Safety Act. Designates explosives as hazardous material under the act. Also designates occupation of person who works with asbestos, silica, coal dust or lead as hazardous occupation under the act. Similarly, blasting area is deemed hazardous work site under the act. The following diseases are deemed notifiable diseases under the act: (a) asbestosis; (b) mesothelioma; (c) asbestos-induced lung cancer; (d) asbestos-induced laryngeal cancer; (e) asbestos-induced gastrointestinal cancer; (f) coal worker's pneumoconiosis; (g) silicosis; (h) lead poisoning; and (i) noise-induced hearing loss. Also makes provision for blaster's permit, board of examiners for mining, mining certificates and several related matters.

  43. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Safety Standards Act [SBC 2003] Chapter 39. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003 | CAN-2003-L-76812

    Provides safety measures for certain products as well as certain types of regulated work or class of regulated work.

  44. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection Regulation (182/2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003 | CAN-2003-R-105750

    The Regulation governs the radiation equipment registration, sets out exposure limits, and prescribes protective measures.

  45. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Loi no 133 modifiant la loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail et d'autres dispositions législatives.

    Adoption: 2002-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | CAN-2002-L-63162

    Modifie les lois sur la santé et la sécurité du travail et sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles. Insère notamment un nouveau chapitre relatif au "Fonds de la santé et de la sécurité du travail" dans lequel sont énumérées les attributions de ce Fonds et les relations de celui-ci avec la Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail ainsi qu'une nouvelle section ayant trait à la déclaration de services et au plan stratégique élaborés par cette Commission. Prévoit la rédaction d'un rapport annuel par la Commission sur les résultats obtenus au regard des objectifs prévus par son plan stratégique.

  46. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret 866-2002 du 10 juillet 2002 portant Règlement sur le transport des matières dangereuses.

    Adoption: 2002-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 2002-08-15 | CAN-2002-R-61552

    Contient des dispositions relatives notamment à la classification des matières dangereuses et des sols contaminés (section II), aux documents d'expédition (section III), aux indications de danger (section IV), aux normes et règles de sécurité (section X).

  47. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Boiler and Pressure Vessels Act (RSY 2002, c.16). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94238

  48. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Day of Mourning for Victims of Workplace Injuries Act (RSY 2002, c.51). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94248

  49. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Noise Prevention Act (RSY 2002, c.157) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94297

  50. Canada - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Health and Safety Act (RSY 2002, c.159). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-94298

    Duties in respect of Health and Safety
    Safety Committees, Representatives and Officers
    Hazardous Work
    Prohibited Reprisals
    Administration
    Injuries and Accidents
    Enforcement
    Regulations

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