Protective Footware Policy

NOTICE TO ALL EMPLOYEES:

LONGSHORE INDUSTRY PROTECTIVE FOOTWEAR POLICY

 To comply with regulations governing protective footgear and Human Resoures Development Canada's requirements for compliance by the Longshore Industry, the ILWU and the BCMEA have agreed that beginning February 15, 2000, all longshore employees must wear protective footwear that complies with the following standards:


 
 
Footwear worn in the industry must at a minimum, have an ankle height of 150 mm (6 inches), non-slip soles and display the green CSA triangle.

 

The Industry will begin strict enforcement of this requirement for longshore employees effective February 15, 2000.

Any employee reporting for work on or after February, 2000, without required footwear (as described above) will not be "turned to".

We thank you for you understanding and cooperation in the Industry's efforts to enhance safety and comply with regulatory requirements.

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