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NL Occupational Health and Safety Regulatory Updates

On July 29th, 2022, the Department of Digital Government and Service NL released amendments to the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, some of which impacted fall protection equipment standards. The changes to Part X (Fall Protection) of the Regulations are summarized below.

The Regulations were amended to:

These amendments are intended to keep the Regulations in line with the current editions of the CSA Standards and to provide guidance for those that utilize Self Retracting Devices in the Workplace. Although the Regulations have been updated, these standards have been in force and utilized in many workplaces for a considerable amount of time. It is not anticipated that the amendments to the Regulations should incur any hardship, financial or otherwise to employers or workers.

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette - July 29, 2022


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