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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 15.4 from 2019-06-25 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) Where an employer becomes aware of an accident, occupational disease or other hazardous occurrence affecting any of his employees in the course of employment, the employer shall, without delay,

    • (a) appoint a qualified person to carry out an investigation of the hazardous occurrence;

    • (b) notify the work place committee or the health and safety representative of the hazardous occurrence and of the name of the person appointed to investigate it; and

    • (c) take necessary measures to prevent a recurrence of the hazardous occurrence.

  • (2) Where the hazardous occurrence referred to in subsection (1) is an accident involving a motor vehicle on a public road that is investigated by a police authority, the investigation referred to in paragraph (1)(a) shall be carried out by obtaining from the appropriate police authority a copy of its report respecting the accident.

  • (3) As soon as feasible after receipt of the report referred to in subsection (2), the employer shall provide a copy of the report to the work place committee or the health and safety representative.

  • SOR/89-479, s. 1
  • SOR/94-263, s. 56
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 31
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 111

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