Correction of Unsafe Conditions
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3.9 Remedy without delay
Unsafe or harmful conditions found in the course of an inspection must be remedied without delay.
3.10 Reporting unsafe conditions
Whenever a person observes what appears to be an unsafe or harmful condition or act the person must report it as soon as possible to a supervisor or to the employer, and the person receiving the report must investigate the reported unsafe condition or act and must ensure that any necessary corrective action is taken without delay.
3.11 Emergency circumstances
If emergency action is required to correct a condition which constitutes an immediate threat to workers only those qualified and properly instructed workers necessary to correct the unsafe condition may be exposed to the hazard, and every possible effort must be made to control the hazard while this is being done.