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Hazard Assessment and Control

Last updated: June 2019

Prepared by CCOHS

This reference document deals with general hazard assessment and control requirements established in legislation across Canadian jurisdictions.

Certain types of hazardous work are covered by their own regulations or specific sections within broader pieces of legislation. For a review of legislation dealing with some specific hazards please see other legislation topics dealing with the control and regulation of specific hazards, including Ergonomics , Fall Protection , Biohazardous Materials and WHIMS Requirements . Occupational Health and Safety Programs and Policies may also be of interest.

This list is prepared by CCOHS as part of the Canadian enviroOSH Legislation service . This service is a comprehensive and easy to search compilation of the full text of Canadian health, safety and environmental legislation and critical guidelines and codes of practice from all jurisdictions. All the legislation is compiled into one convenient location and is regularly updated with amendments highlighted. Subscribers to this service and paid learners of the CCOHS e-courses have access to the full text of the legislation listed in this document. To become a subscriber please contact Client Services .

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Hazard and Risk

Hazard Control

Hazard Reporting by Employee

Job Safety Analysis

Prevention & Control of Hazards

Risk Assessment

Canada

As made under the Canada Labour Code, Part II, R.S.C. 1985, c. L-2

Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, SOR/86-304

Part X, Hazardous Substances

Division I, General

Section 10.14, Employee Education

Part XIX, Hazard Prevention Program

Section 19.1, Hazard Prevention Program

Section 19.2, Implementation Plan

Section 19.3, Hazard Identification and Assessment Methodology

Section 19.4, Hazard Identification and Assessment

Section 19.5, Preventive Measures

Section 19.6, Employee Education

Section 19.7, Program Evaluation

Section 19.8, Reports and Records

Alberta

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, S.A. 2017, c. O‑2.1,

Occupational Health and Safety Code, 2009

Part 2, Hazard Assessment, Elimination And Control

Section 7, Hazard assessment

Section 8, Worker participation

Section 9, Hazard elimination and control

Section 10, Emergency control of hazard

Part 3, Specifications And Certifications

British Columbia

As made under the Workers' Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, B.C. Reg. 296/97

Part 3, Rights and Responsibilities

Occupational Health and Safety Programs

Section 3.3, Contents of program

Correction of Unsafe Conditions

Section 3.9, Remedy without delay

Part 4, General Conditions

Working Alone or in Isolation

Section 4.20.2, Hazard identification, elimination and control

Manitoba

Workplace Safety and Health Act, R.S.M. 1987, c. W210

Workplace Safety and Health and Program

Section 7.4(5)(b), Establishment of workplace safety and health program

Duty to Provide Required Information

Section 7.5, Definition: "required information"

Workplace Safety and Health Regulation, Man. Reg. 217/2006

Part 2, General Duties

General Safety Duties

Section 2.1, Eliminating or control of risks

Section 2.1.1, Safe work procedures

Section 2.2, Consultations required

Section 2.4, Inspections of workplace

New Brunswick

Occupational Health and Safety Act, A.N.B. 1983, c. O-0.2

Duties of Employers, Owners, Contractors, Sub-contractors, Employees and Suppliers

Section 9, Duties of employer [subsection 9(2)]

Section 12, Duties of employee [subsection 12(c)]

Joint Health and Safety Committees

Section 15, Functions of committee

Health and Safety Representatives

Section 18, Function of health and safety representatives

General Regulation - Occupational Health and Safety Act, N.B. Reg. 91-191

Section 14, Occupational Health Service

Sections 15 - 16, General

Underground Mine Regulation - Occupational Health and Safety Act, N.B. Reg. 96-105

Part III, General Requirements

Section 13, Employee training

Unsightly Premises Act, R.S.N.B. 1973, c. U-2

Section 3, Duty of owner or occupier

Newfoundland and Labrador

Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.N.L. 1990, c. O-3

Section 39, Duties of committees [subsections 39(a) - (d)]

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.N.L. 1990, c. O-3

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012, N.L.R. 5/12

Part III, General Duties

Section 12, Occupational health and safety program [subsections 12(1)(g)]

Section 17, General duties of workers [subsection 17(3)]

Section 18, Safety inspections

Northwest Territories

As amended by the Safety Act, R.S.N.W.T. 1988, c. S-1,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, R-039-2015

Part 3, General Duties

Hazard Assessment Code of Practice (March 31, 2017)

Occupational Health and Safety Programs code of practice (May 31, 2017)

Section 8.2 Hazard Assessment

Nova Scotia

Occupational Health and Safety Act, S.N.S. 1996, c. 7

Section 13, Duties and Precautions [paragraphs 13(1)(d) and (f)]

Section 19 [subsection 19(b)]

Occupational Health and Safety Program, Section 28 [paragraphs 28(2)(e) - (g)]

Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees, Section 31

Workplace Monitoring, Measurements and Tests, Section 42

Underground Mining Regulations, N.S. Reg. 296/2008

Part 3, General Safety Requirements and Work Procedures

Section 126, Hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions

As made by the Environment Act, S.N.S. 1995, c. 1

Dangerous Goods Management Regulations, N.S. Reg. 56/95

Section 11, Inventory

Nunavut

As made under Safety Act, R.S.N.W.T. 1988, c. S-1

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, R-003-2016

Part 3, General Duties

Hazard Assessment Code of Practice (March 31, 2017)

Occupational Health and Safety Programs code of practice (May 31, 2017)

Section 8.2 Hazard Assessment

Mine Health and Safety Act (Nunavut), S.N.W.T, 1994, c. 25,

Section 12, Duties of Committee

Section 27, Order for immediate remedial action

Mine Health and Safety Regulations, R-125-95

Part I, General Design and Operating Procedures

Ground Stability Design

Sections 1.09 - 1.11

Sections 1.15 - 1.20

Sections 1.21 - 1.23

Ontario

Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1

Part II, Administration

Section 8, Mandatory selection of health and safety representative [paragraphs 8(10) - (11)]

Section 9, Application [paragraphs 9(18) and (30)]

Part III, Duties of Employers and Other Persons

Section 25, Duties of employers [paragraph 25(2)(d)]

Section 28, Duties of workers [paragraph 28(1)(d)]

Part IV, Toxic Substances

Section 37, Hazardous material identification and data sheets

Section 38, Material safety data sheets to be made available

Section 39, Assessment for hazardous materials

Section 41, Hazardous Physical Agents

Section 42, Instruction and training

Industrial Establishments, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 851

Pre-start Health and Safety Reviews, Section 7

Guidelines for Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews: How to Apply Section 7 of the Regulation for Industrial Establishments, April 2001

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 16

Guidelines for Workplace-Specific Hazard Training of Certified Members, December 2000

Prince Edward Island

Occupational Health and Safety Act, S.P.E.I. 2004, c. 42,

Duties of Employers, Workers and Other Persons

Section 12, Duties of employers

Section 16, Duties of worker

Section 18, Duties of owner

Program

Section 23, Occupational health and safety program [paragraphs 23(3)(e) - (i)]

Committee

Section 25, Joint occupational health and safety committee [paragraphs 25(7)(a), (d) - (f)]

Representative

Section 26, Occupational health and safety representative [paragraphs 26(6)(a)-(f)]

Quebec

Act Respecting Occupational Health and Safety, R.S.Q., c. S-2.1

Part III, Rights and Obligations

Division II, The employer

2. General obligations

Sections 51(5) - (14) and 52

3. Prevention programme

Sections 58 - 61

5. Information in respect of controlled products

Sections 62.1 - 62.8

Part V, Safety Representative

Section 90

Regulation respecting industrial and commercial establishments, R.R.Q. S-2.1, r.9

Division XIV, Accident Reports, Medical Examinations and Safety Committees

Section 14.3 Safety committees [paragraphs 14.3.3(a) - (d)]

Saskatchewan

As made under the Saskatchewan Employment Act, S.S. 2013, c. S-15.1,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996, R.R.S., c. O-1, r. 1

Part III, General Duties

Section 19, Training of workers [paragraphs 19(2)(d) - (f)]

Yukon

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.Y. 2002, c. 159

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, O.I.C. 2006/178

Part 1, General

Section 1.04, Eliminate or control hazards