Ontario Office Ergonomics
This material has been extracted from the Acts and Regulations of the Province to help students understand the subject. It is not an official source of information and must not be used for any other purpose.
The following is © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009 – 2009
Occupational Health and Safety Act - R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 851
45. Material, articles or things,
(a) required to be lifted, carried or moved, shall be lifted, carried or moved in such a way and with such precautions and safeguards, including protective clothing, guards or other precautions as will ensure that the lifting, carrying or moving of the material, articles or things does not endanger the safety of any worker;
Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1
25. (1) An employer shall ensure that,
the equipment, materials and protective devices as prescribed are provided;
(b) the equipment, materials and protective devices provided by the employer are maintained in good condition;.
(2) Without limiting the strict duty imposed by subsection (1), an employer shall, (h) take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.
Alert First-Aid Inc is now serving:
Acton | Agincourt | Ajax | Alexandria | Alliston | Almonte | Amherstburg | Ancaster | Angling Lake |Angus | Apsley | Arnprior | Arva | Atikokan | Aurora | Aylmer | Ayr | Baden | Balmertown | Bancroft | Bannockburn | Barrie | Barrys Bay | Barwick | Beamsville | Beaverton | Belleville | Bethany | Big Trout Lake | Blenheim | Blind River | Bloomfield | Bolton | Bonfield | Bowmanville | Bracebridge | Bramalea | Brampton | Brantford | Bridgenorth | Brockville | Burgessville | Burks Falls | Burlington| Cache Bay | Caledon | Cambridge | Campbellford | Campbellville | Capreol | Carleton Place |Carlisle | Carp | Casselman | Cayuga | Chalk River | Chapleau | Chatham | Chatsworth |Chelmsford | Chesley | Chesterville | Churchville | Clarence Creek | Clarkson | Clifford | Clinton |Cobden | Cobourg | Cochrane | Colborne | Coldwater | Collingwood | Comber | Concord |Cookstown | Cooksville | Copper Cliff | Cornwall | Cottam | Courtice | Creemore | Deep River |Deer Lake | Delta | Deseronto | Don Mills | Dorset | Dryden | Dublin | Dubreilville | Dunchurch | Dundas | Durham | Earlton | East York | Eganville | Elgin | Elliot Lake | Elmira | Elora | Embrun |Englehart | Erin | Espanola | Essex | Etobicoke | Exeter | Fenelon Falls | Fenwick | Fergus | Flamborough | Fonthill | Forest | Frankford | Ft Erie | Ft Frances | Ft Severn | Gananoque | Georgetown | Geraldton | Glencoe | Gloucester | Goderich | Gormley | Grand Valley | Gravenhurst | Green Valley | Grimsby | Guelph | Hagersville | Haley Station | Haliburton | Hamilton | Hanmer | Hanover | Harrow | Hawkesbury | Hearst | Heron Bay | Holland Landing | Huntsville | Ingersoll | Inglewood | Innisfil | Iroquois Falls | Islington | Kanata | Kapuskasing | Keewatin | Kemptville | Kenora | Keswick | Kincardine | King City | Kingfisher Lake | Kingston | Kirkland Lake | Kitchener | Komoka | l'Orignal | Lakefield | Lanark | Leamington | Lindsay | Listowel | Little Current | Lively |Logan Lake | Lombardy | London | Madoc | Malton | Manitouwadge | Manotick | Maple | Mar| Marathon | Markdale | Markham | Matachewan | Mattagami Heights | Mattawa | Mattice | Maynooth| Mckellar | Merrickville | Metcalfe | Midhurst | Midland | Millbrook | Millhaven | Milton | Milverton |Minnitaki | Mississauga | Monkland | Moose Creek | Morrisburg | Mount Albert | Mount Hope | Napanee | Nepean | Newcastle | New Dundee | New Hamburg | New Liskeard | Newmarket |Niagara Falls | Nipigon | Nobleton | Noelville | North Bay | North York | Norval | Norwich | Oakville | Orangeville | Orillia | Orleans | Oshawa | Ottawa | Owen Sound | Paris | Parry Sound | Pawitik |Pembroke | Penetanguishene | Perth | Peterborough | Pickering | Picton | Point Edward | Pontypool | Poplar Hill | Port Colborne | Port Credit | Port Elgin | Port Hope | Port Mcnicoll | Port Perry | Powassan | Prescott | Rainy River | Raith | Rama | Red Lake | Renfrew | Rexdale | Richmond | Richmond Hill | Ridgetown | Ripley | Rockcliffe | Rockland | Rossport | Russell | Sandy Lake | Sarnia | Sault Sainte Marie | Scarborough | Schomberg | Schumacher | Shelburne | Simcoe| Sioux Lookout | Smiths Falls | Smithville | Smooth Rock Falls | South Lancaster | South Porcupine | South River | St Catharines | Stevensville | Stirling | Stittsville | St Jacobs | St Marys | Stoney Creek | Stouffville | Stratford | Strathroy | Streetsville | St Thomas | Sturgeon Falls |Sudbury | Tecumseh | Terrace Bay | Thessalon | Thornbury | Thornhill | Thorold | Thunder Bay |Tillsonburg | Timmins | Toronto | Tottenham | Trenton | Unionville | Utica | Val Caron | Vanier | Vankleek Hill | Vaughan | Wainfleet | Wallaceburg | Waterdown | Waterford | Waterloo | Wawa | Webequie | Welland | West Hill | Weston | Whitby | Whitchurch-Stouffville | Willowdale | Windsor | Wingham | Winona | Wolfe Island | Woodbridge | Woodstock | Wunnummin Lake | Wyoming | York
Toll Free: 1-866-282-5378 or
from Victoria BC (250) 595-5323
from Nanaimo BC (778) 654-7599
© Alert First Aid 2018. All rights reserved