MOU Between HRDC and TC

(Revised June 29, 1999)

ANNEX 1

Administrative Role of Transport Canada: Rail Industry

  1. Transport Canada - Rail Safety administers Part II of the Code and the On-Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations in respect of occupational safety and health for employees working on board trains while in operation for the following:
     
    1. rail crews, supervisory officials and on-board service personnel on rail passenger equipment;
       
    2. rail crews and supervisory officials on rail freight equipment operating in yard or road service;
       
    3. maintenance-of-way employees while controlling the movement of self-propelled maintenance-of-way equipment on a rail line;
       
    4. shop, maintenance and repair employees while controlling the movement of self-propelled rail equipment on a rail line to and from, but not within the limits of, a repair facility; and
       
    5. employees working in or occupying rail accommodation cars that are in transit on a rail line.
       
  2. Where applicable, on-board duties include all off-equipment duties related to protecting, switching or marshaling of the equipment.

Administrative Role of Human Resources Development Canada - Labour: Rail Industry

  1. HRDC-Labour administers Part II of the Code and the Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations in respect of occupational safety and health of:
     
    1. shop, maintenance and repair employees including their operation of the rail equipment within the limits of a repair facility;
       
    2. maintenance-of-way employees except while they control the movement of self propelled maintenance-of-way equipment on a rail line;
       
    3. office, station, warehouse and other rail building employees; and
       
    4. employees boarded in bunkhouses and stationary rail accommodation cars.

Administrative Role of Transport Canada: Marine Industry

  1. Transport Canada - Marine Safety administers Part II of the Code and Regulations made pursuant thereto, and the Tackle Regulations pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act in respect of occupational safety and health for employees working on a ship while in operation. Marine tackle, in the loading and unloading of ships on the shore side to the extent described in section 2 below.
     
  2. The physical area of administrative responsibility of Transport Canada - Marine Safety, with respect to work being performed using ship's tackle, swing of the ship's boom.

Administrative Role of Human Resources Development Canada - Labour: Marine Industry

  1. HRDC-Labour administers Part II of the Code and the Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations in respect of occupational safety and health of off-board employees in the marine industry.

Administrative Role of Transport Canada: Aviation Industry

  1. Transport Canada - Civil Aviation administers Part II of the Code and the Aviation Occupational Safety and Health Regulations in respect of occupational safety and health for on-board employees employed on an aircraft while in operation for the purpose of takeoff.

Administrative Role of Human Resources Development Canada - Labour: Aviation Industry

  1. HRDC-Labour administers Part II of the Code and the Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations in respect of occupational safety and health of off-board employees in the aviation industry.
 
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