Tackle Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-30:

  •  (1) In these Regulations,


    Act means the Canada Shipping Act; (Loi)


    approved means approved by the Board; (approuvé)


    Board means the Board of Steamship Inspection created pursuant to Part VIII of the Act; (Bureau)

    cargo gear

    cargo gear means any gear or appliance used in the processes; (engin de manutention)


    Chairman means the Chairman of the Board; (président)

    Class A gear

    Class A gear means gear made from wrought iron, or from mild steel that contains less than 0.20 per cent carbon; (engin classe A)

    Class B gear

    Class B gear means gear made from mild steel that contains not less than 0.20 per cent carbon, or from alloy steel; (engin classe B)

    fixed cargo gear

    fixed cargo gear means ships’ cranes, winches and other hoisting appliances, derrick booms, derricks and mast bands, goose-necks, eyebolts and all other permanent attachments to any part of a ship used in connection with the processes, also shore cranes and other shore based appliances employed in loading or unloading a ship; (engins de manutention fixes)


    hatch means an opening in a deck used for the purpose of the processes or for trimming or ventilation; (écoutille)


    hatchway means the whole space within the square of the hatches, from the top deck to the bottom of the hold; (passage d’écoutille)

    heat treatment

    heat treatment means either annealing or normalizing as described in Schedule II; (traitement thermique)


    inspector means an inspector of Ship’s Tackle appointed pursuant to Part VIII of the Act; (inspecteur)

    lifting machinery

    lifting machinery means any fixed cargo gear used in hoisting or lowering; (appareils de levage)


    Minister means the Minister of Transport; (ministre)

    officer in charge

    officer in charge means the person, other than the master, in charge of a ship; (officier responsable)


    prescribed means prescribed by the Board; (prescrit)


    processes means all or any part of the work of loading, unloading, moving or handling cargo, bunker coal, ship’s stores, ship and cargo fittings, performed

    • (a) on board a ship,

    • (b) on shore in an area within the scope of any derrick, crane or other equipment employed in loading or unloading a ship and in the immediate approaches to such an area not including any shed or warehouse or any part of a wharf forward or aft of the ship’s mooring lines,

    • (c) on board any floating crane or other floating hoisting equipment, or

    • (d) on board any barge, scow, raft or crib alongside a ship; (opérations)

    pulley block

    pulley block means pulley block, gin and similar gear, other than a crane block specially constructed for use with a crane to which it is permanently attached; (poulie)

    union purchase

    union purchase means a rig in which a pair of derricks is used in combination, the derricks being fixed and the cargo runners coupled, such rig being otherwise known as coupled derricks, married falls or burtoning; (manoeuvre en colis volant)


    wharf means any wharf, dock, pier, quay or similar place at which the processes are carried on; (quai)


    worker means any person employed in the processes; (travailleur)

    working place

    working place means a place where the processes are carried on. (lieu de travail)

  • (2) In Part IV of these Regulations, competent person means a person having qualifications appropriate to the duties required of him as set out in Schedule III.

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