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Rules with requirements

We get many calls and e-mails from employers asking the same question. It begins: “Which of your rules have requirements for…” You can finish the sentence with words like “recordkeeping,” “employee training,” and “written documents.” Wouldn’t it be nice to know which rules have these requirements so that you can determine those that apply to your workplace? We thought so. We’ve organized these rules with “special” requirements into the following categories:

Category descriptions (requirement type)

Program-related: Rules that include program-related items such as procedures, policies, and plans necessary to meet a rule’s requirements.

Recordkeeping: Rules that require recordkeeping for activities such as injury reporting, equipment inspections, medical monitoring, and hazard communication.

Training: Rules that include requirements for employee training.

Written-document: Rules that have requirements for documenting programs, procedures, records, and equipment inspections in writing.

Manufacturer: Rules that require employers to follow manufacturer’s instructions or recommendations.

Competent person: Rules that include requirements for “competent persons” – the term for someone who can evaluate hazardous conditions and mechanical systems, inspect equipment, and train others to work safely.

Qualified person: Like the competent person, a “qualified person” is one who can evaluate hazardous conditions and mechanical systems, inspect equipment, and train others. The qualified person must also have a recognized degree or professional certificate.

Our rules are organized in divisions. The industry your business is in determines your division:

  • Division 1 – General administrative rules: includes rules that apply to most employers
  • Division 2 – General industry rules: includes rules that apply to most employers - except construction, agriculture and forest activities employers
  • Division 3 – Construction rules: includes rules that apply to most construction employers
  • Division 4 – Agriculture rules: includes rules that apply to most agricultural employers
  • Division 7 – Forest activities rules: includes rules that apply to forest activities employers

Search and filter the rules

Enter a search term and use the filters to narrow your results. Filter by requirement type, rule division, subdivision, or description/requirements content. Export your results into Excel, PDF, or print.


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