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Related law & policy

The following sections of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation have been identified as being most relevant to your industry. Included are the general requirements that apply to all workplaces as well as any specific requirements for your industry. However, other sections of the Act or Regulation may also apply to your workplace because hazards and tasks vary from workplace to workplace within the same industry. This compilation of relevant industry sections does not exempt you from other sections of law and policy that apply to your workplace.

When you drive a vehicle for work, the vehicle is a workplace and all regulatory health and safety requirements apply.

If you're a carrier and you travel between provinces or into the U.S., you operate under the Canada Labour Code. Large commercial vehicles weighing more than 5,000 kg and vehicles carrying more than 10 passengers operate under the National Safety Code.