S-2.1 - Act respecting occupational health and safety

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78. The functions of a health and safety committee are
(1)  to choose, in accordance with section 118, the physician in charge of health services in the establishment;
(2)  to approve the health program prepared by the physician in charge under section 112;
(3)  to establish, within the prevention program, training and information programs in matters of occupational health and safety;
(4)  to select the individual protective devices and equipment which, while complying with the regulations, are best adapted to the needs of the workers of the establishment;
(5)  to take cognizance of the other components of the prevention program and to make recommendations to the employer;
(6)  to participate in the identification and assessment of the risks connected with certain jobs and certain kinds of work, and the identification of contaminants and dangerous substances connected with certain jobs, for the purposes of section 52;
(7)  to keep registers of work accidents, occupational diseases and incidents that could have caused them;
(8)  to send to the Commission the information required by it and an annual report of activities, in accordance with the regulations;
(9)  to receive copy of notices of accident and to inquire into incidents that have caused or could have caused a work accident or an occupational disease and to submit the appropriate recommendations to the employer and the Commission;
(10)  to receive suggestions and complaints from the workers, the certified association and the employer relating to occupational health and safety, and to examine, record, and answer these suggestions and complaints;
(11)  to receive and study the reports of inspections made in the establishment;
(12)  to receive and study the statistical data produced by the physician in charge, the agency and the Commission;
(13)  to carry out any other task the employer and the workers or their certified association entrust to it under an agreement.
1979, c. 63, s. 78; 1992, c. 21, s. 304; 2005, c. 32, s. 308.
78. The functions of a health and safety committee are
(1)  to choose, in accordance with section 118, the physician in charge of health services in the establishment;
(2)  to approve the health programme prepared by the physician in charge under section 112;
(3)  to establish, within the prevention programme, training and information programmes in matters of occupational health and safety;
(4)  to select the individual protective devices and equipment which, while complying with the regulations, are best adapted to the needs of the workers of the establishment;
(5)  to take cognizance of the other components of the prevention programme and to make recommendations to the employer;
(6)  to participate in the identification and assessment of the risks connected with certain jobs and certain kinds of work, and the identification of contaminants and dangerous substances connected with certain jobs, for the purposes of section 52;
(7)  to keep registers of work accidents, occupational diseases and incidents that could have caused them;
(8)  to send to the Commission the information required by it and an annual report of activities, in accordance with the regulations;
(9)  to receive copy of notices of accident and to inquire into incidents that have caused or could have caused a work accident or an occupational disease and to submit the appropriate recommendations to the employer and the Commission;
(10)  to receive suggestions and complaints from the workers, the certified association and the employer relating to occupational health and safety, and to examine, record, and answer these suggestions and complaints;
(11)  to receive and study the reports of inspections made in the establishment;
(12)  to receive and study the statistical data produced by the physician in charge, the regional board and the Commission;
(13)  to carry out any other task the employer and the workers or their certified association entrust to it under an agreement.
1979, c. 63, s. 78; 1992, c. 21, s. 304.
78. The functions of a health and safety committee are
(1)  to choose, in accordance with section 118, the physician in charge of health services in the establishment;
(2)  to approve the health programme prepared by the physician in charge under section 112;
(3)  to establish, within the prevention programme, training and information programmes in matters of occupational health and safety;
(4)  to select the individual protective devices and equipment which, while complying with the regulations, are best adapted to the needs of the workers of the establishment;
(5)  to take cognizance of the other components of the prevention programme and to make recommendations to the employer;
(6)  to participate in the identification and assessment of the risks connected with certain jobs and certain kinds of work, and the identification of contaminants and dangerous substances connected with certain jobs, for the purposes of section 52;
(7)  to keep registers of work accidents, occupational diseases and incidents that could have caused them;
(8)  to send to the Commission the information required by it and an annual report of activities, in accordance with the regulations;
(9)  to receive copy of notices of accident and to inquire into incidents that have caused or could have caused a work accident or an occupational disease and to submit the appropriate recommendations to the employer and the Commission;
(10)  to receive suggestions and complaints from the workers, the certified association and the employer relating to occupational health and safety, and to examine, record, and answer these suggestions and complaints;
(11)  to receive and study the reports of inspections made in the establishment;
(12)  to receive and study the statistical data produced by the physician in charge, the community health department and the Commission;
(13)  to carry out any other task the employer and the workers or their certified association entrust to it under an agreement.
1979, c. 63, s. 78.