105. The following definitions apply in this Part.
- “detached work place”
“detached work place” means a work place away from a vessel where employees normally employed on the vessel are engaged in work related to the operation of the vessel for extended periods of time. (lieu de travail isolé)
- “first aid room”
“first aid room” means a room used exclusively for first aid or medical purposes. (salle de premiers soins)
- “health unit”
“health unit” means a consultation and treatment facility that is in the charge of a person who is a registered nurse under the laws of any province. (service de santé)
- “medical facility”
“medical facility” means a medical clinic or the office of a physician. (installation médicale)
- “medicine chest”
“medicine chest” means a container in which an assortment of medicines is stored. (pharmacie de bord)
106. Every employer must ensure that a vessel engaged on a voyage has at least one employee holding a training certificate that meets the requirements of paragraph 207(3)(g) of the Marine Personnel Regulations, unless an exemption in respect of the vessel has been granted under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001.
107. (1) A vessel must carry a complete and up-to-date list of radio stations from which medical advice can be obtained.
(2) If a vessel is equipped with a system of satellite communication, it must carry a complete and up-to-date list of coast earth stations from which medical advice can be obtained.
108. Employees with responsibility for medical care or first aid must be instructed by the employer in the use of the ship’s medical guide and in the medical section of the most recent edition of the International Code of Signals so that they can understand the type of information needed by the advising doctor and the advice received.
109. Every employer must
(a) establish written instructions that provide for the prompt rendering of first aid to an employee for any injury, disabling injury or illness;
(b) make a copy of the instructions readily available for examination by employees; and
(c) if a cargo which is classified dangerous has not been included in the most recent edition of the Medical First Aid Guide for Use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods, make available to the employees the necessary information on the nature of the substances, the risks involved, the necessary personal protection equipment required, the relevant medical procedures and specific antidotes.
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