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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2016


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 82/16

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 82/16

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act
(O.C. 2016-278)

(Filed December 19, 2016)

Under the authority of section 92.5 of the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, December 16, 2016.

Bernard M. Coffey, Q.C.
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Ss.23.1 & 23.2 Added
23.1 Service periods
23.2 Documentation
        required

 

 


CNLR1025/96
as amended

        1. The Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 23 the following:

Service periods

   23.1 For the purposes of paragraph 92.2(2)(a) of the Act, the minimum cumulative periods of service for the listed diseases are as follows:

 

primary site brain cancer

10 years

primary site bladder cancer

15 years

primary site colorectal cancer

20 years

primary site esophageal cancer

25 years

primary leukemia

5 years

primary site lung cancer

15 years

primary site kidney cancer

20 years

primary non-Hodgkin lymphoma

20 years

primary site testicular cancer

20 years

primary site ureter cancer

15 years

primary site breast cancer

10 years

Documentation required

   23.2 An employer shall provide the following information to the commission in relation to a firefighter or volunteer firefighter who is diagnosed with a listed disease:

             (a)  the number of fire scenes, other than forest fire scenes, that the firefighter or volunteer firefighter attended;

             (b)  the firefighter or volunteer firefighter's years of service as a firefighter or volunteer firefighter;

             (c)  other information required under the Act; and

             (d)  any other information the commission considers necessary.