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Regulation Update

Published on: April 03, 2017

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

Guideline Update

Published on: December 16, 2016

Guidelines — Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

  • Part 21 Blasting Operations
    • G21.8 Certifications - Qualifications
      Blasting candidates have expressed concerns regarding what is required to satisfy section 21.8(d). This guideline provides a more complete description of the documentation to be presented to the blasting examiner to be eligible for examination.
  • Part 24 Diving, Fishing and Other Marine Operations

Guideline Update

Published on: November 02, 2016

Guidelines — Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

  • Part 4 General Conditions
  • Part 5 Chemical Agents and Biological Agents
  • Part 9 Confined Spaces
    • G9.1-1 Excluded confined spaces
      This guideline has been revised to incorporate the addition of an excluded confined space — Agricultural feed mixer wagons and trucks.
    • G9.1-2 Definitions
      This guideline has been revised to remove one example of situations where the means of entry or exit will typically be considered to have complicated the provision of first aid or rescue.