E-15 - Industrial and Commercial Establishments Act

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17. Each employer or head of any industrial or commercial establishment mentioned in section 3 shall comply with all the provisions concerning him, and more particularly shall:
(1)  Forward to the inspector, within thirty days from the opening of an establishment, a written notice containing his name and address, the name of the factory, the place where it is situated, the nature of the work, and the nature and amount of the motive power therein;
(2)  In the case of new construction or of alterations to an existing building submit to the inspector the architect’s or the engineer’s plans and specifications, or both, describing the planned building or the planned alterations to the existing building, as the case may be, as well as the plans, where required by regulation of the false work and temporary installations necessary for the execution of the construction;
(3)  Send, within forty-eight hours of the accident, a written notice to the inspector, informing him of any accident whereby any workman has been killed or has suffered serious bodily injury, whereby he has been prevented from working, and stating the place of residence of the person injured or killed, or the place to which he has been removed, so as to enable the inspector to hold the inquiry required by law;
(4)  Keep a register in which shall be entered:
(a)  The names, ages and places of abode of the members of his personnel, and, whenever the place of abode is in a municipality in which houses are numbered, the street and number;
(b)  The time of each day and week during which the members of his personnel were at work and the hour at which they commenced and finished working;
(5)  Afford the inspector every means necessary for facilitating the thorough inspection of the establishment and its dependencies;
(6)  Keep posted up, in the most conspicuous places in the establishment, the notices and provisions of the law and regulations supplied to him by the inspector, and keep them entire and legible until the latter orders them to be altered or removed;
(7)  Furnish the inspector with a certificate from a health officer, that his establishment fulfils the conditions as to health and sanitary conditions required by this act and the regulations made in virtue of the Public Health Act (Revised Statutes of Québec, 1964, chapter 161);
(8)  Furnish the inspector every year with a certificate of inspection of the boilers and other motors in the establishment, as well as of the steam-pipes.
(9)  Submit to the inspector, on demand, the plans of the installations and of the arrangement of the equipment;
(10)  Prepare a programme for the prevention of work accidents and occupational diseases.
R. S. 1964, c. 150, s. 19; 1975, c. 49, s. 11.