All OLLS and contractors must follow the policies and procedures set out in their company’s own PPE Policy where that policy meets or exceeds legal requirements and the requirements set out in the ORC PPE Policy. In the absence of a company’s own SOP the following practices must be followed:
All OLLS and contractors’ employees and visitors to the forest must wear a high visibility vest, steel toed safety boots and hard hat at all times while outside the cab of a vehicle. Safety glasses are to be worn where there are hazard of eye injury and appropriate for the circumstances and hand protection are to be worn where there are hazard of a hand injury and appropriate for the circumstances.
All OLLS and contractors shall be prepared for inspections of operations to check that employees and contractors are wearing PPE at any time to ensure compliance with this SOP.