On Board Trains Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 13.2 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-09-10:

  •  (1) Every employer shall equip his rolling stock, other than rolling stock that is used for transporting freight, with at least one portable fire extinguisher.

  • (2) A portable fire extinguisher referred to in subsection (1) shall be

    • (a) in the case of a locomotive, a multi-purpose dry chemical portable fire extinguisher that has a capacity of not less than 5 kg or a portable fire extinguisher that has an equivalent classification as listed in the ULC List;

    • (b) in the case of a caboose, a multi-purpose dry chemical portable fire extinguisher that has a capacity of not less than 1 kg or a portable fire extinguisher that has an equivalent classification as listed in the ULC List;

    • (c) in the case of rolling stock used to transport employees, a portable fire extinguisher with a classification of not less than 1-B, C or 1-A rating as listed in the ULC List; and

    • (d) in the case of maintenance of way equipment used to transport or handle combustible or flammable substances, a portable fire extinguisher that has a classification of not less than 5-B rating as listed in the ULC List.

  • SOR/95-105, s. 59(F).
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