S-2.1, r. 17 - Regulation respecting forestry operations

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4. The head of the establishment shall:
(a)  have present on the job site, at least one person responsible for all the workers;
(b)  never allow a forestry worker to work alone in the forest, unless a safe means of surveillance is assured to him, either by a regular round or other periodic check. This surveillance shall be carried out at least once during every half working day;
(c)  ensure that all workers are acquainted with the operation of the forestry equipment put at their disposal;
(d)  if he provides lodging and board or transportation for forestry workers, ensure that health, sanitary and safety conditions are maintained;
(e)  check all buildings by means of a monthly inspection;
(f)  put at the disposal of any forestry worker, any personal protective equipment provided in this Regulation;
(g)  suspend immediately from his work any worker found without the protective equipment prescribed for his work and indicated in this Regulation. Such suspension shall be maintained as long as the worker does not use this equipment for the needs of his functions;
(h)  put a stretcher with a blanket and a first-aid kit in proximity of the most congested work areas or in the transport vehicles put at the disposal of the workers;
(i)  see that the work is performed in conformity with this Regulation; and
(j)  ensure that the equipment, tools, machines and accessories are always kept in good condition.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 22, s. 4.