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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 279 from 2021-07-01 to 2022-05-01:

  •  (1) If the investigation referred to in section 276 discloses that a hazardous occurrence resulted in the death of an employee, a missing employee, a disabling injury to an employee or an employee’s loss of consciousness as a result of electric shock or a toxic or oxygen-deficient atmosphere, the employer must prepare a report in writing that includes the following information:

    • (a) the type of result of the hazardous occurrence;

    • (b) the employer’s name, mailing address and telephone number;

    • (c) the location, date and time of the hazardous occurrence;

    • (d) the weather conditions at the time of the hazardous occurrence;

    • (e) the names of any witnesses to the hazardous occurrence;

    • (f) the supervisor’s name;

    • (g) the name of the vessel and its official number or ID Number;

    • (h) a description of what happened;

    • (i) a description and estimated cost of property damage, if any;

    • (j) for each injured employee, the employee’s name, date of birth, sex, years of experience in the occupation, a description of the injury, whether the employee was evacuated and the direct cause of the injury;

    • (k) the training in accident prevention given to each injured employee in relation to the duties the employee performed at the time of the hazardous occurrence;

    • (l) the direct causes of the hazardous occurrence;

    • (m) any corrective action taken or to be taken and the date of its implementation;

    • (n) measures taken or to be taken for the purpose of complying with the Act, in addition to those required by the regulations;

    • (o) the name of the person investigating the hazardous occurrence, their title, telephone number, signature and the date of their signature; and

    • (p) the name of the work place committee member or health and safety representative who participated in the investigation of the hazardous occurrence, their title, telephone number, signature and the date of their signature.

  • (2) The employer must submit a copy of the report

    • (a) within 30 days after the date of the hazardous occurrence, to the Head of Compliance and Enforcement and to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board; and

    • (b) without delay, to the work place committee or health and safety representative, as the case may be.

  • SOR/2014-148, s. 34
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 352
  • SOR/2021-118, s. 11

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