S-2.1 - Act respecting occupational health and safety

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51. Every employer must take the necessary measures to protect the health and ensure the safety and physical well-being of his worker. He must, in particular,
(1)  see that the establishments under his authority are so equipped and laid out as to ensure the protection of the worker;
(2)  designate members of his personnel to be responsible for health and safety matters and post their names in a conspicuous place easily accessible to the worker;
(3)  ensure that the organization of the work and the working procedures and techniques do not adversely affect the safety or health of the worker;
(4)  supervise the maintenance of the workplace, provide sanitary installations, drinking water, adequate lighting, ventilation and heating and see that meals are eaten in sanitary quarters at the workplace;
(5)  use methods and techniques intended for the identification, control and elimination of risks to the safety or health of the worker;
(6)  take the fire prevention measures prescribed by regulation;
(7)  supply safety equipment and see that it is kept in good condition;
(8)  see that no contaminant emitted or dangerous substance used adversely affects the health or safety of any person at a workplace;
(9)  give the worker adequate information as to the risks connected with his work and provide him with the appropriate training, assistance or supervision to ensure that he possesses the skill and knowledge required to safely perform the work assigned to him;
(10)  post up in a conspicuous place easily accessible to the worker all information transmitted by the Commission, the agency and the physician in charge, and put that information at the disposal of the workers, the health and safety committee and of the certified association;
(11)  provide the worker, free of charge, with all the individual protective health and safety devices or equipment selected by the health and safety committee in accordance with paragraph 4 of section 78 or, as the case may be, the individual or common protective devices or equipment determined by regulation, and require that the worker use these devices and equipment in the course of work;
(12)  allow workers to undergo the medical examinations during employment required under this Act and the regulations;
(13)  give, to the workers, the health and safety committee, the certified association, the public health director and the Commission, the list of the dangerous substances used in the establishment and of the contaminants that may be emitted;
(14)  cooperate with the health and safety committee, or as the case may be, the job-site committee and with any person responsible for the application of this Act and the regulations and provide them with all necessary information;
(15)  put at the disposal of the health and safety committee the equipment, premises and clerical personnel necessary for the carrying out of its functions.
1979, c. 63, s. 51; 1992, c. 21, s. 303; 2005, c. 32, s. 308.
51. Every employer must take the necessary measures to protect the health and ensure the safety and physical well-being of his worker. He must, in particular,
(1)  see that the establishments under his authority are so equipped and laid out as to ensure the protection of the worker;
(2)  designate members of his personnel to be responsible for health and safety matters and post their names in a conspicuous place easily accessible to the worker;
(3)  ensure that the organization of the work and the working procedures and techniques do not adversely affect the safety or health of the worker;
(4)  supervise the maintenance of the workplace, provide sanitary installations, drinking water, adequate lighting, ventilation and heating and see that meals are eaten in sanitary quarters at the workplace;
(5)  use methods and techniques intended for the identification, control and elimination of risks to the safety or health of the worker;
(6)  take the fire prevention measures prescribed by regulation;
(7)  supply safety equipment and see that it is kept in good condition;
(8)  see that no contaminant emitted or dangerous substance used adversely affects the health or safety of any person at a workplace;
(9)  give the worker adequate information as to the risks connected with his work and provide him with the appropriate training, assistance or supervision to ensure that he possesses the skill and knowledge required to safely perform the work assigned to him;
(10)  post up in a conspicuous place easily accessible to the worker all information transmitted by the Commission, the regional board and the physician in charge, and put that information at the disposal of the workers, the health and safety committee and of the certified association;
(11)  provide the worker, free of charge, with all the individual protective health and safety devices or equipment selected by the health and safety committee in accordance with paragraph 4 of section 78 or, as the case may be, the individual or common protective devices or equipment determined by regulation, and require that the worker use these devices and equipment in the course of work;
(12)  allow workers to undergo the medical examinations during employment required under this act and the regulations;
(13)  give, to the workers, the health and safety committee, the certified association, the public health director and the Commission, the list of the dangerous substances used in the establishment and of the contaminants that may be emitted;
(14)  cooperate with the health and safety committee, or as the case may be, the job-site committee and with any person responsible for the application of this act and the regulations and provide them with all necessary information;
(15)  put at the disposal of the health and safety committee the equipment, premises and clerical personnel necessary for the carrying out of its functions.
1979, c. 63, s. 51; 1992, c. 21, s. 303.
51. Every employer must take the necessary measures to protect the health and ensure the safety and physical well-being of his worker. He must, in particular,
(1)  see that the establishments under his authority are so equipped and laid out as to ensure the protection of the worker;
(2)  designate members of his personnel to be responsible for health and safety matters and post their names in a conspicuous place easily accessible to the worker;
(3)  ensure that the organization of the work and the working procedures and techniques do not adversely affect the safety or health of the worker;
(4)  supervise the maintenance of the workplace, provide sanitary installations, drinking water, adequate lighting, ventilation and heating and see that meals are eaten in sanitary quarters at the workplace;
(5)  use methods and techniques intended for the identification, control and elimination of risks to the safety or health of the worker;
(6)  take the fire prevention measures prescribed by regulation;
(7)  supply safety equipment and see that it is kept in good condition;
(8)  see that no contaminant emitted or dangerous substance used adversely affects the health or safety of any person at a workplace;
(9)  give the worker adequate information as to the risks connected with his work and provide him with the appropriate training, assistance or supervision to ensure that he possesses the skill and knowledge required to safely perform the work assigned to him;
(10)  post up in a conspicuous place easily accessible to the worker all information transmitted by the Commission, the community health department and the physician in charge, and put that information at the disposal of the workers, the health and safety committee and of the certified association;
(11)  provide the worker, free of charge, with all the individual protective health and safety devices or equipment selected by the health and safety committee in accordance with paragraph 4 of section 78 or, as the case may be, the individual or common protective devices or equipment determined by regulation, and require that the worker use these devices and equipment in the course of work;
(12)  allow workers to undergo the medical examinations during employment required under this act and the regulations;
(13)  give, to the workers, the health and safety committee, the certified association, the head of the community health department and the Commission, the list of the dangerous substances used in the establishment and of the contaminants that may be emitted;
(14)  cooperate with the health and safety committee, or as the case may be, the job-site committee and with any person responsible for the application of this act and the regulations and provide them with all necessary information;
(15)  put at the disposal of the health and safety committee the equipment, premises and clerical personnel necessary for the carrying out of its functions.
1979, c. 63, s. 51.