S-2.1, r. 13 - Regulation respecting occupational health and safety

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300. Gathering information before work: Before any work or task is carried out in an enclosed area, the following information shall be available, in writing, on the work premises:
(1)  information on the specific dangers associated with the enclosed area and that concern:
(a)  the prevailing internal atmosphere, namely the concentration of oxygen, inflammable gases and vapours, combustible or explosive dusts as well as the categories of contaminants likely to be present in this enclosed area or nearby;
(b)  the fact that the natural or mechanical ventilation is insufficient;
(c)  the materials that are present there and that can cause the worker to sink, to be buried or to drown, such as sand, grain or a liquid;
(d)  the interior configuration;
(e)  energies such as electricity, moving mechanical parts, heat stress, noise and hydraulic energy;
(f)  ignition sources such as open flames, lighting, welding and cutting, static electricity or sparks;
(g)  any other special circumstances such as the presence of rodents or insects;
(2)  the prevention measures that should be taken to protect the health and to ensure the safety and well-being of workers, and in particular those concerning:
(a)  safe methods and techniques for carrying out the work;
(b)  appropriate and necessary work equipment to perform the work;
(c)  the personal or collective protective means and equipment that the worker shall use when performing his work;
(d)  the rescue procedures and equipment stipulated in section 309.
The information referred to in subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph shall be collected by a qualified person.
The precautionary measures referred to in subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph shall be drafted by a qualified person and implemented.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 300.