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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2002


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 23/02

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 23/02

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
(Amendment)
under the
Occupational Health and Safety Act
(O.C. 2002-026)

(Filed March 12, 2002)

Under the authority of subsection 65(3) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, January 31, 2002.

Deborah E. Fry
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATION

Analysis


        1.   S.187.1 Added
Diving standards


CNLR 1165/96
as amended

        1. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 187 the following:

Diving standards

187.1 (1) The following standards and code, including amendments to them, respecting diving operations are adopted and constituted as part of these regulations:

             (a)  CAN/CSA-Z275.4-97 "Competency Standard for Diving Operations"; and

             (b)  CAN/CSA-Z275.2-92 "Occupational Safety Code for Diving Operations".

             (2)  Diving operations for scientific purposes shall be conducted in accordance with the current Canadian Association for Underwater Science Standard of Practice for Scientific Diving.

             (3)  The standard referred to in paragraph (1)(a) takes effect 24 months after the publication of this section in the Gazette and the code referred to in paragraph (1)(b) takes effect 6 months after the publication of this section in the Gazette.