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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2005


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 110/05

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 110/05

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
(Amendment)
under the
Occupational Health and Safety Act
(O.C. 2005-632)

(Filed December 2, 2005)

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, November 30, 2005.

Robert C. Thompson
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.187.1 Amdt.
Diving standards


CNLR 1165/96
as amended

        1. (1) Subsections 187.1(1) and (1.1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

Diving standards

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

             (a)  CAN/CSA-Z275.4-02 "Competency Standard for Diving Operations"; and

             (b)  CAN/CSA-Z275.2-04 "Occupational Safety Code for Diving Operations".

          (1.1)  Notwithstanding paragraph (1)(a), the following modifications to CAN/CSA-Z275.4-02 "Competency Standard for Diving Operations" apply to seafood harvesting and aquaculture diving operations:

             (a)  clause 7, SCUBA Supervisor (Restricted and Unrestricted) is struck and the following substituted:

                      (i)  Individuals who have successfully completed a five-day Surface Safety Attendant’s course approved by the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission may supervise seafood harvesting and aquaculture diving operations.

             (2)  Subsection 187.1(3) of the regulations is repealed.