3.13 (1) Where there is a hazard that tools, equipment or materials may fall onto or from a temporary structure, the employer shall provide a protective structure or a safety net to protect from injury any employee on or below the temporary structure.
(2) The design, construction and installation of a safety net referred to in subsection (1) shall meet the standards set out in ANSI Standard ANSI A10.11-1979, American National Standard for Safety Nets Used During Construction, Repair and Demolition Operations, dated August 7, 1979.
3.14 Every platform, hand-rail, guardrail and work area on a temporary structure used by an employee shall be kept free of accumulations of ice and snow while the temporary structure is in use.
3.15 The floor of a temporary structure used by an employee shall be kept free of grease, oil or other slippery substance and of any material or object that may cause an employee to trip.
4.1 This Part does not apply to elevating devices used in the underground workings of mines.
4.2 (1) Every elevating device and every safety device attached thereto shall
(a) meet the standards set out in the applicable CSA standard referred to in subsection (2) in so far as is reasonably practicable; and
(b) be used, operated and maintained in accordance with the standards set out in the applicable CSA standard referred to in subsection (2).
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the applicable CSA standard for
(a) elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators and moving walks is CSA Standard CAN3-B44-M85, Safety Code for Elevators, other than clause 9.1.4 thereof, the English version of which is dated November 1985 and the French version of which is dated March 1986;
(b) manlifts is CSA Standard B311-M1979, Safety Code for Manlifts, the English version of which is dated October, 1979 and the French version of which is dated July, 1984 and Supplement No. 1-1984 to B311-M1979, the English version of which is dated June, 1984 and the French version of which is dated August, 1984; and
(c) elevating devices for the handicapped is CSA Standard CAN3-B355-M81, Safety Code for Elevating Devices for the Handicapped, the English version of which is dated April, 1981 and the French version of which is dated December, 1981.
- SOR/88-632, s. 8;
- SOR/94-263, s. 10.
Use and Operation
4.3 No elevating device shall be used or operated with a load in excess of the load that it was designed and installed to move safely.
4.4 (1) Subject to subsection (3), no elevating device shall be used or placed in service while any safety device attached thereto is inoperative.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), no safety device attached to an elevating device shall be altered, interfered with or rendered inoperative.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to an elevating device or a safety device that is being inspected, tested, repaired or maintained by a qualified person.
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