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BOD Decision – 2007/04/25-01 – Approval to Release to Public Hearing Proposed Amendments to the OHS Regulation

Complete Resolution

The Board of Directors approved public hearings for June 2007 to consider proposed regulatory amendments to:

  • Part 3, Rights and Responsibilities, relating to occupational first aid;
  • Part 4, General Conditions (with consequential amendments to Part 1, Definitions; Part 20, Construction, Excavation and Demolition; and Part 22, Underground Workings), relating to terrain stability and avalanche assessments, fills, and stockpiles;
  • Part 4, General Conditions, relating to working alone;
  • Part 6, Substance Specific Requirements (with consequential amendments to Part 5, Chemical and Biological Substances), relating to biohazardous material;
  • Part 9, Confined Spaces, relating to isolation procedures in confined spaces;
  • Part 11, Fall Protection, relating to fall protection for stunt workers;
  • Part 13, Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms, relating to work platforms and fall protection;
  • Part 14, Cranes and Hoists, in its entirety (with consequential amendments to Part 16, Mobile Equipment);
  • Part 26, Forestry Operations, in its entirety (with consequential amendments to Part 1, Definitions; and Part 4, General Conditions); and
  • Part 30, Laboratories, relating to fume hoods.
The Board of Directors did not approve section 2.8 of Part 2, relating to who is responsible for compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, to go forward to public hearings. The proposed amendments are accessible via the links to the right. Please note that deletions in the proposed regulatory amendments are identified with a strikethroughand additions are identified in bold.