Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation Exemption Order

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Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation Exemption Order

1 R-016-2013

PUBLIC HEALTH ACT R-016-2013

Registered with the Registrar of Regulations 2013-07-04

BAFFINLAND IRON MINES CORPORATION EXEMPTION ORDER

The Commissioner, under section 24 of the Public Health Act and every enabling power, makes the annexed Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation Exemption Order. 1. Subject to section 2, the camps connected with the Mary River project operated by Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation are exempt from paragraphs 16(a)-(d), (f) and (g) and sections 17 and 18 of the Public Health Act. 2. The exemption in section 1 is subject to the conditions that:

(a) Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation has contracted a physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse to provide medical services at the camps;

(b) if a physician assistant is contracted, the physician assistant is licensed or registered as a physician assistant in a province or territory of Canada;

(c) if a nurse practitioner or registered nurse is contracted, the nurse practitioner or registered nurse must be registered in Nunavut;

(d) a physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse is present at the camps at all times;

(e) any physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse who provides medical services at the camps is under the supervision of and has at all times access by telephone to a medical practitioner who is registered in Nunavut;

(f) where more than 500 persons are expected to be working at a camp, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation shall engage the services of an additional physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse at that camp; and

(g) Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation provides such first aid and emergency care facilities, supplies and equipment at each camp as the circumstances require.

3. Nothing in this Order exempts Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation from the requirements of any other act or regulation, including the Mine Health and Safety Act and its regulations.

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