S-2.1 - Act respecting occupational health and safety

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1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
Administrative Labour Tribunal means the Administrative Labour Tribunal established by the Act to establish the Administrative Labour Tribunal (chapter T-15.1);
agency means an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code (chapter C-27) and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established by section 137;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these, that is generated by equipment, a machine, a process, a product, a substance or a dangerous substance and that is likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker, including a hazardous product;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
fund means the Fonds de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established under section 136.1;
hazardous product means any product, mixture, material or substance governed by subdivision 5 of Division II of Chapter III and determined by a regulation made under this Act;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10; 2001, c. 26, s. 168; 2002, c. 76, s. 1; 2005, c. 32, s. 308; 2007, c. 3, s. 72; 2015, c. 13, s. 1; 2015, c. 15, s. 207.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agency means an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code (chapter C-27) and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these, that is generated by equipment, a machine, a process, a product, a substance or a dangerous substance and that is likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker, including a hazardous product;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
fund means the Fonds de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established under section 136.1;
hazardous product means any product, mixture, material or substance governed by subdivision 5 of Division II of Chapter III and determined by a regulation made under this Act;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10; 2001, c. 26, s. 168; 2002, c. 76, s. 1; 2005, c. 32, s. 308; 2007, c. 3, s. 72; 2015, c. 13, s. 1.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agency means an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
fund means the Fonds de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established under section 136.1 ;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10; 2001, c. 26, s. 168; 2002, c. 76, s. 1; 2005, c. 32, s. 308; 2007, c. 3, s. 72.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agency means an agency referred to in the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
fund means the Fonds de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established under section 136.1 ;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10; 2001, c. 26, s. 168; 2002, c. 76, s. 1; 2005, c. 32, s. 308.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
fund means the Fonds de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established under section 136.1 ;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services, the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10; 2001, c. 26, s. 168; 2002, c. 76, s. 1.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services, the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10; 2001, c. 26, s. 168.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services, the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies and the regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261; 2002, c. 38, s. 10.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction enterprise and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services and the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of employment or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a legal person, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188; 1999, c. 40, s. 261.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services and the institution to which Part IV.2 of that Act applies;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34; 1998, c. 39, s. 188.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
Commission des lésions professionnelles means the Commission des lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1997, c. 27, s. 34.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
board of appeal means the Commission d’appel en matière de lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
review office means a review office established under Chapter IX.1;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 477, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300; 1994, c. 23, s. 23.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
board of appeal means the Commission d’appel en matière de lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
public health director means a public health director within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
review office means a review office established under Chapter IX.1;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
board of appeal means the Commission d’appel en matière de lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
community health department means a community health department established in a hospital centre;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services or within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
Not in force
regional board means a regional board within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
review office means a review office established under Chapter IX.1;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 300.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
board of appeal means the Commission d’appel en matière de lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
community health department means a community health department established in a hospital centre;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
controlled product means any product included in the classification established by regulation or meeting the criteria set out in the classification;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
review office means a review office established under Chapter IX.1;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50; 1988, c. 61, s. 1.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
board of appeal means the Commission d’appel en matière de lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
community health department means a community health department established in a hospital centre;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and manpower management in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
review office means a review office established under Chapter IX.1;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 521; 1986, c. 89, s. 50.
1. In this Act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an industrial accident within the meaning of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
board of appeal means the Commission d’appel en matière de lésions professionnelles established by the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001);
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
community health department means a community health department established in a hospital centre;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this Act;
review office means a review office established under Chapter IX.1;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 521.
1. In this act and the regulations, unless otherwise indicated by the context,
accident means an accident within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3);
agreement means an individual work contract or a collective agreement within the meaning of paragraph d of section 1 of the Labour Code and paragraph g of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations in the construction industry (chapter R-20) or another agreement relating to working conditions, including a Government regulation giving effect thereto;
certified association means a certified association within the meaning of the Labour Code (chapter C-27);
Commission means the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail established pursuant to section 137;
community health department means a community health department established in a hospital centre;
construction site means a place where foundation, erection, maintenance, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition work is carried out in respect of a building or of civil engineering works, on and at the site itself, including the preparatory work of land clearing or earth moving and any other work determined by regulation, and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of the construction workers by the employer;
contaminant means a solid, liquid or gaseous matter, a microorganism, a sound, a vibration, a radiation, heat or an odor, or any combination of these likely to alter in any way the health or safety of workers;
Court means the Labour Court established pursuant to the Labour Code;
dangerous substance means any substance which, by reason of its characteristics, constitutes a danger to the health, safety or physical well-being of a worker;
decree means a decree within the meaning of paragraph h of section 1 of the Act respecting labour relations in the construction industry or a decree adopted pursuant to the Act respecting collective agreement decrees (chapter D-2);
employer means a person who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, retains the services of a worker; an educational institution is deemed to be the employer of a student in cases where, under a regulation, the student is deemed to be a worker or a construction worker;
employers’ association means a group organization of employers, an association of group organizations of employers or an association that includes employers and group organizations of employers, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic interests of its members and particularly assistance in the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
establishment means all the installations and equipment grouped on one site and organized under the authority of one person or of related persons in view of producing or distributing goods or services, except a construction site; this word includes, in particular, a school, a construction firm and the lodging, eating or recreational facilities put at the disposal of workers by the employer, excepting, however, private lodging facilities;
health and safety committee means a committee established pursuant to section 68, 69 or 82;
hospital centre means a hospital centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5);
inspector or regional chief inspector means a person appointed under section 177;
job-site committee means a committee established pursuant to section 204;
labour commissioner means a labour commissioner within the meaning of the Labour Code;
labour commissioner general means the labour commissioner general within the meaning of the Labour Code;
local community service centre means a local community service centre within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services;
minister means the minister designated by the Government pursuant to section 336;
occupational disease means an occupational disease within the meaning of the Workmen’s Compensation Act;
principal contractor means the owner or any other person who, on a construction site, is responsible for the carrying out of all the work;
radiation means any transmission of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves with or without the production of ions when interacting with matter;
regulation means a regulation made in conformity with this act;
safety representative means a person appointed pursuant to section 87 or 88;
sector-based association means a joint sector-based association on occupational health and safety established pursuant to section 98 or the joint sector-based construction association established pursuant to section 99;
union association means a group of workers constituted as a professional syndicate, union, brotherhood or otherwise or a group of such syndicates, unions, brotherhoods or other groups of workers otherwise constituted, having as its objects the study, safeguarding and development of the economic, social and educational interests of its members and particularly the negotiation and application of collective agreements;
worker means a person, including a student in the cases determined by regulation, who, under a contract of lease of personal service or a contract of apprenticeship, even without remuneration, carries out work for an employer, except
(1)  a person employed as manager, superintendent, foreman or as the agent of the employer in his relations with his workers;
(2)  a director or officer of a corporation, except where a person acts as such in relation to his employer after being designated by the workers or by a certified association;
workplace means any place in or at which a person is required to be present out of or in the course of work, including an establishment and a construction site.
1979, c. 63, s. 1.