OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 16 Noise Exposure

Section 222 Hearing protection

(1) An employer must ensure that hearing protection equipment provided to workers exposed to excess noise

(a) meets the requirements of CSA Standard Z94.2-02, Hearing Protection Devices – Performance, Selection, Care, and Use, and

(b) is of the appropriate class and grade described in Schedule 3, Table 2.

(2) An employer must

(a) provide workers with training in the selection, use and maintenance of hearing protection equipment required to be used at a work site in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications, and

(b) ensure that affected workers wear the hearing protection equipment required to be used.

(3) Workers who are provided with hearing protection equipment must wear and use the equipment in accordance with the training provided by the employer.