Learn about changes to the Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations at this website: Aviation Occupational Health & Safety
modify the training requirements related to first aid (See Section 9.3 of the amended regulations);
reduce initial and recurrent training fees – a real benefit to small operators who had to train and re-train their pilots on a regular basis; and
Note: Not all items need to be in the kit as long as they are on-board the aircraft (See Sections 9.7 & 9.8 of the amended regulations).
The changes include:
more specific exposure level allowances for allotted time frames (e.g., limit exposure of a 90dBA sound to four hours in a 24-hour time period) (See Schedule: Section 2.4 of the amended regulations); and
The changes require that the on board air temperature be maintained between 18ºC and 29ºC, when possible (See Part VII of the amended regulations).
limit the amount of hazardous substances on board to a minimum, when possible (See Section 5.11 of the amended regulations);
require hazardous substance warning signs (can be discrete) to be posted on board aircraft (e.g., in an overhead compartment, in the cupboard of the lavatory, etc.) (See Section 5.12 of the amended regulations); and
To learn more about Aviation Occupational Health and Safety, please visit: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/standards/commerce-ohs-menu-2059.htm Disclaimer: The information provided in this publication is intended to be general in nature. It does not replace the Canada Labour Code, Part II or its pursuant Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.