Your employer must provide safe transportation to and from the work site and camp location. You have an obligation to comply with all safety requirements.
All-terrain vehicles, aircraft, marine vessels and road vehicles are not to be operated by persons who are:
You must be trained before you are allowed to operate an all-terrain vehicle (four-wheeled or multiple wheeled). This is to include:
The manufacturer's performance requirements must not be exceeded. These include maximum load weights and the degree of slope that can be safely traveled. No passengers are to be carried unless the vehicle is so designed.
If your work involves the use of marine craft, the vessel must be seaworthy, meet safety standards, and be maintained and operated according to the manufacturer's specifications, and regulatory requirements. Marine craft must be operated by qualified persons who have a proven ability for operating marine craft in their geographical area. In addition, the following requirements must be met:
You have a right to refuse to travel on a marine craft if you feel it is unsafe to do so because of adverse weather, or due to the condition of the vessel.
If you work around helicopters as part of your job, there are special considerations for ensuring your safety, and the safety of other passengers and the pilot.
Safety around helicopters
These procedures and instructions must be explained to all new workers and reviewed with the entire crew at the start of each new helicopter access work site. Attendence and the minutes of such meetings must be recorded.
Emergency medical evacuation procedures involving helicopters must be regularly reviewed and practiced.
Loose debris and trash must be removed from landing and service sites. Anything that can become airborne may strike the rotors or be sucked into the engine intake.
Only workers authorized by their employer are permitted to work around helicopters.
Passengers should be made aware of the exits, emergency exits and the location of survival and emergency equipment.
No worker is permitted on any load supported or suspended from an aircraft in flight.
Boarding and deplaning
Wait for a signal from the pilot to approach.
Walk in a crouched position when approaching or leaving the helicopter as the blade tips may come within 1.5 m (5 ft.) of the ground.
Never approach or leave the helicopter from the rear or go near the tail rotor.
Never approach or depart uphill from the helicopter.
Do not go under the tail boom to get from one side to the other. Walk only a round the front of the helicopter.
Do not smoke near the helicopter.
Carry tools and equipment horizontally at or below waist level (never upright or over shoulder).
Secure tools and equipment before take-off.
Follow the pilot's instructions regarding seating and storage of cargo.
Inform pilot of the nature of all cargo.
Do not carry flammable or explosive materials in the passenger compartment.
Wear hearing protection or radio communication headsets when in the helicopter.
Wear properly adjusted seat-belts and do not remove until instructed by pilot.
Never throw anything out of helicopters when in flight.
Exit to low side and remain within pilot's range of vision.
When your employer provides vehicle transportation, the safety requirements for crew transportation must be met. The vehicle must be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications. Other requirements include:
Seat belts are to be worn while the vehicle is in motion. No person is to leave or board the vehicle while it is in motion.
You have a right to refuse to travel in a vehicle if you feel it is unsafe to do so because of adverse weather, road conditions or the condition of the vehicle.
When fuel, oil or other flammable materials must be transported on a vehicle transporting workers, such material must be in a separate compartment. The compartment must have proper drainage and ventilation. If the compartment is internal, it must be separated from the crew compartment by a fire wall.
Fuel must be stored in CSA or ULC approved containers.
Under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations: