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.