3rd Session, 41st Legislature
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THE WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH AMENDMENT ACT (INAPPROPRIATE OR UNSAFE FOOTWEAR)
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(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
The Workplace Safety and Health Act is amended by this Act.
The following is added after section 45.1:
INAPPROPRIATE OR UNSAFE FOOTWEAR
Inappropriate or unsafe footwear
An employer must not require a worker to wear footwear that
(a) is not of a design, construction and material appropriate to the protection required for the worker's work; or
(b) does not allow the worker to safely perform their work.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.