S-2.1, r. 5.1 - Regulation respecting sanitary conditions in industrial or other camps

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1. Definitions: In this Regulation,
(a)  “industrial camps” means all the temporary or permanent installations, including the outhouses, which the employer organizes to house the persons employed by him in lumbering or mining operations, railroad or highway construction, the building of dams and other similar undertakings, in sawmills and pulp and paper mills, whether they be permanent camps, permanent summer camps or temporary camps;
(b)  “employer” means any concessionnaire, company, legal person, partnership, natural person, contractor or sub-contractor, engaged in the operation of any of the industries or enterprises mentioned in paragraph a;
(c)  “worker” means any person doing work of any kind in one of the industries or enterprises herein defined;
(d)  “Minister” means the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks;
(e)  “inspector” means any public servant of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs;
(f)  “permanent camp” means the entire group of structure and outhouses, which the employees will occupy during the course of their work, for more than 15 consecutive days, regardless of the season;
(g)  “permanent summer camp” means any camp whose operations last 15 days or more, and which can only be used from 15 May to 1 October exclusively;
(h)  “temporary camp” means a structure, a building or a tent in which employees are housed only temporarily during the course of work, and where they are not called upon to live for more than 15 consecutive days in a given location.
Camps commonly called “batching camps” are forbidden. A “batching camp” is one where workers make out alone and where, therefore, there is no cook, no foreman nor anyone to see to the maintenance of the place.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. Q-2, r. 3, s. 1.