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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2004


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 123/04

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 123/04

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Occupational Health and Safety Act
(O.C. 2004-410)

(Filed October 8, 2004)

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

Dated at St. John’s, October 8, 2004.

Tim Murphy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.187.1 Amdt.
Diving standards


CNLR 1165/96
as amended

        1. Section 187.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

          (1.1)  Notwithstanding paragraph (1)(b), the following modifications to CAN/CSA-Z275.2-92 "Occupational Safety Code for Diving Operations" apply to seafood harvesting operations for the period of October 8, 2004 to April 30, 2005 inclusive:

             (a)  clause 6.4.2 shall be deleted and the following substituted:

                  6.4.2  When diving in a tethered mode a minimum of 3 workers shall be present at each dive site, one of whom shall be a diver, one a standby diver, and one a diver's tender.

             (b)  clause 6.4.3 shall be deleted and the following substituted:

                  6.4.3  When diving in a free-swimming mode, a minimum of 3 workers shall be present at each dive site, 2 of whom shall be divers and one a diver's tender. Notwithstanding clause 3.4.6, for the purpose of this clause, a standby diver shall not be required when the buddy system referred to in clause 6.5.3 is being followed.