Federally Regulated Companies

If you are a paid for hire carrier and your company crosses provincial or international borders you will be considered a federally regulated company. Employers and employees will use the federal regulations for all matters of occupational health and safety for employees and the workplace.


Federal Regulations for Employers & Employees

Canada Labour Code Part I Industrial Relations

Canada Labour Code Part II – Occupational Health & Safety

Canada Labour Code Part III Standard Hours, Wages, Vacations and Holidays

Canada Labour Code Parts I, II & III in PDF

Federally Regulated Workplaces

Federally regulated workplaces will use the Canada Occupational Health & Safety Regulations for the workplace. Remember your workplace is where you work representing your employer.

Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations – Here  PDF

We also have Industry Links on this page, a spot where you will find information and resources trucking industry related.

The Canadian Human Rights Act defines dependence on drugs or alcohol (substance dependence) as a disability. This means that when an employee is diagnosed with substance dependence, they have a right to be accommodated by their employer—just as anyone else with a disability. This guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation.  Click on the picture below to open up a PDF that you can view and printFederal Employers Duties to accomodate



In consideration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) health and safety concerns, NSTSA has made the decision to cancel currently scheduled training & safety audits until June 30, 2020. We are currently looking at on-line training options, we will keep you advised of progress. If you need to get in touch we are working remotely. Here is how to reach us