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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2006


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 45/06

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 45/06

Occupational Health and Safety First Aid
Regulations
(Amendment)
under the
Occupational Health and Safety Act
(O.C. 2006-230)

(Filed May 31, 2006)

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, May 30, 2006.

Robert C. Thompson
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

        2.   S.3.1 Added
First aid certificates


CNLR 1148/96
as amended

        1. (1) Paragraph 2(b) of the Occupational Health and Safety First Aid Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (b)  "advanced first aid certificate" means a certificate that meets the criteria established by the commission under section 3.1 with respect to advanced first aid certificates referred to at paragraph 3.1(1)(a);

             (2)  Paragraph 2(e) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (e)  "emergency first aid certificate" means a certificate that meets the criteria established by the commission under section 3.1 with respect to emergency first aid certificates referred to at paragraph 3.1(1)(b);

             (3)  Paragraph 2(j) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

              (j)  "standard first aid certificate" means a certificate that meets the criteria established by the commission under section 3.1 with respect to standard first aid certificates referred to at paragraph 3.1(1)(c).

 

        2. The regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 3 the following:

First aid certificates

      3.1 (1) The commission shall establish the education, practical training and other criteria required for a person to be issued a certificate of

             (a)  advanced first aid;

             (b)  emergency first aid; and

             (c)  standard first aid.

             (2)  Where a course or program is offered by a person or organization that provides the education, practical training and other criteria that the commission considers to be equivalent to that required under subsection (1), the commission may designate that course or program as offered by that person or organization as acceptable for the purpose of that subsection.

             (3)  In this section "commission" means the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission continued under section 3 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act.