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The Occupational Health and Safety Act (RSO 1990), in Part III (Duties of Employers and Other
Persons) under Section 27 (1) (a) (b) states – “Duties of supervisor” (pg. 29), a supervisor shall
ensure that a worker,
A) Knows his/her right to participate, and right to stop work.
B) Works in a manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by this Act and
the regulations; and uses or wears the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the worker’s
employer requires to be used or worn.
C) Knows his or her right to be ensured that protective devices are cleaned regularly.
D) Is to be provided with materials and protective devices as prescribed.

B) Works in a manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by this Act and
the regulations; and uses or wears the equipment, protective devices or clothing that the worker’s
employer requires to be used or worn.

2

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (RSO 1990), in Part III (Duties of Employers and Other
Persons) under Section 28 (1) – “Duties of workers” (pg. 29) (c) states a worker shall,
A) Bring their own device(s) to the workplace.
B) Not be responsible to ensure that the equipment, materials and protective device(s) provided by the
employer are used as prescribed.
C) Report to his or her employer or supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective
device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker.
D) Report any removal of a temporary protective device to the employer.

C) Report to his or her employer or supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective
device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker.

3

In the Occupational Health and Safety Act (RSO 1990) (Page 29), which of the following duties is not
a duty of a supervisor:
A) To ensure a worker uses or wears protective equipment and clothing that the worker's employer
requires to be used or worn
B) To ensure that equipment and protective devices provided by the employer are maintained in good
condition
C) To advise a worker of the existence of any potential or actual danger to the health and safety of the
worker of which a supervisor is aware
D) To take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker

B) To ensure that equipment and protective devices provided by the employer are maintained in good
condition

4

In the Occupational Health and Safety Act, (RSO 1990) (Page 7) a supervisor is defined as:
A) A person who undertakes with an owner, constructor, contractor or sub-contractor, to perform work
or supply services.
B) A person who performs work or supplies services for monetary compensation.
C) A person, appointed by an employer, who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker.
D) None of the above

C) A person, appointed by an employer, who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker.

5

As required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (RSO 1990) (Page 17), the physical condition
of the workplace is required to be inspected by a Health and Safety representative:
A) Monthly
B) Every three months
C) Every six months
D) Yearly

A) Monthly

6

In the Occupational Health and Safety Act, (RSO 1990) (Page 7) a supervisor is defined as:
A) A person who undertakes with an owner, constructor, contractor or sub-contractor, to perform work
or supply services.
B) A person who performs work or supplies services for monetary compensation.
C) A person, appointed by an employer, who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker.
D) None of the above

C) A person, appointed by an employer, who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker.