14.18 A bench grinder shall be equipped with a work rest or other device that
(a) prevents the work piece from jamming between the abrasive wheel and the wheel guard; and
(b) does not make contact with the abrasive wheel at any time.
Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus
14.19 Equipment used in the mechanical transmission of power shall be guarded in accordance with sections 7 to 10 of ANSI Standard ANSI B15.1-1972, Safety Standard for Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus, dated July 1972.
14.20 Woodworking machinery shall be guarded in accordance with clause 3.3 of CSA Standard Z114-M1977, Safety Code for the Woodworking Industry, dated March 1977.
14.21 Punch presses shall meet the standards set out in CSA Standard Z142-1976, Code for the Guarding of Punch Presses at Point of Operation, the English version of which is dated February 1976 and the French version of which is dated February 1977.
- SOR/94-165, s. 53.
15.1 In this Part,
- “materials handling area”
“materials handling area” means an area within which materials handling equipment may create a hazard to any person; (aire de manutention des matériaux)
- “materials handling equipment”
“materials handling equipment” means equipment used to transport, lift, move or position materials, goods or things and includes mobile equipment but does not include an elevating device; (appareil de manutention des matériaux)
“operator” means an employee who operates materials handling equipment; (conducteur)
- “safe working load”
“safe working load” means, with respect to materials handling equipment, the maximum load that the materials handling equipment is designed and constructed to handle or support safely; (charge de travail admissible)
“signaller” means a person instructed by an employer to direct, by means of visual or auditory signals, the safe movement and operation of materials handling equipment. (signaleur)
15.2 This Part does not apply to or in respect of the use and operation of
(a) motor vehicles on public roads; or
(b) tackle used in the loading or unloading of ships.
Design and Construction
15.3 (1) The design and construction of drilling and production hoisting equipment shall meet the standards set out in API Standard API SPEC 8A, API Specification for Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment, Eleventh Edition, dated May 1, 1985.
(2) The design and construction of offshore cranes shall meet the standards set out in API Standard API Spec 2C, API Specification for Offshore Cranes, Third Edition, dated March 1983 as amended to May 1984.
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