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OHS Act:

“Supplier” is defined as a person who manufactures, supplies, sells, leases, distributes or installs any tool, equipment, machine or device or any biological, chemical or physical agent to be used at or near a workplace [Sec. 3(af)].

Every supplier must take every precaution that’s reasonable in the circumstances to:

a) ensure that any device, equipment, machine, material or thing supplied by the supplier is in safe condition, and in compliance with the Act and the regulations when it’s supplied;

b) where it’s the supplier’s responsibility under a leasing agreement to maintain it, maintain any device, equipment, machine, material or thing in safe condition and in compliance with the Act and the regulations; and

c) ensure that any biological, chemical or physical agent supplied by it is labelled in accordance with the applicable federal and provincial regulations [Sec. 16].

ON

OHS Act:

Doesn’t define “supplier.”

Every person who supplies any machine, device, tool or equipment under any rental, leasing or similar arrangement for use in or about a workplace must ensure:

a) that the machine, device, tool or equipment is in good condition;

b) that the machine, device, tool or equipment complies with the Act and the regulations; and

c) if it’s the person’s responsibility under the rental, leasing or similar arrangement to do so, that the machine, device, tool or equipment is maintained in good condition [Sec. 31(1)].

PE

OHS Act:

“Supplier” is defined as a person who manufactures, supplies, sells, leases, distributes or installs any item, device, material, equipment or machinery or a biological, physical or chemical agent to be used by a worker [Sec. 1(v)].

A supplier must ensure that:

a) any item, device, material, equipment or machinery supplied by the supplier to a workplace is, when it’s supplied, properly equipped with the safety features or devices required by the regulations;

b) the item, device, material, equipment or machinery is maintained in safe working condition and in compliance with the Act and the regulations, where it’s the supplier’s responsibility under an agreement to maintain it; and

c) a biological, chemical or physical agent supplied by it is labelled in accordance with the applicable federal and provincial regulations [Sec. 15].

QC

An Act respecting occupational health and safety:

Doesn’t define “supplier.”

No person may manufacture, supply, sell, lease, distribute or install any product, process, equipment, material, contaminant or dangerous substance unless it’s safe and in conformity with the standards prescribed by regulation [Sec. 63].

SK

OHS Act:

“Supplier” is defined as, unless otherwise stated, a person who supplies, sells, offers or exposes for sale, leases, distributes or installs any biological substance or chemical substance or any plant to be used at a place of employment [Sec. 2(1)(ee)].

Every supplier must:

  a) ensure, insofar as is reasonably practicable, that any substance or any plant supplied by it to any owner, contractor, employer, worker or self-employed person for use in or at a place of employment:

    i) is safe when used in accordance with the instructions provided by it; and

    ii) complies with the requirements of the Act and the regulations;

  b) in the prescribed circumstances:

    i) provide written instruction respecting the safe use of equipment that’s supplied by the supplier to be used in or at a place of employment by workers; and

    ii) provide notice when equipment supplied doesn’t or won’t likely comply with a prescribed standard when used at a place of employment by workers;

  c) if the supplier has responsibility under a leasing agreement to maintain equipment, maintain that equipment in a safe condition and in compliance with the regulations and any applicable orders issued pursuant to the regulations; and

  d) comply with the Act and the regulations [Sec. 8].

In addition, Subject to Part VI (WHMIS), every supplier must provide prescribed written instructions and any other prescribed information to every employer to whom it supplies any prescribed biological substance, chemical substance or plant [Sec. 9(5)].

YT

OHS Act:

“Supplier” is defined to include any person, other than a seller who doesn’t have title, who provides, erects, or installs any tools, appliances, or equipment, whether owned by them or not, to be used by a worker in respect of any occupation, project or work site [Sec. 1].

A supplier who supplies any machine, device, tool, controlled product or equipment for use in or about a workplace must ensure that the machine, device, tool, controlled product or equipment complies with the Act and the regulations, that it’s in good condition and, if it’s the supplier’s contractual responsibility to do so, that the machine, device, tool, controlled product or equipment is maintained in good condition [Sec. 8].

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