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Towboat Crew Accommodation Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1498)

Regulations are current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2007-07-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE IV(s. 40)Lighting

  • 1 In this Schedule, general measurement point, in respect of any accommodation space, means

    • (a) a point midway between two adjacent lamps;

    • (b) a point midway between a lamp and any position on the boundary of the space; and

    • (c) the central point of part of a space that is available for free movement where that part is shaded from the direct rays of a lamp by a re-entrant angle formed in the boundary of the space.

    • 2 (1) The illumination in any part of the crew accommodation is deemed to comply with the requirements of section 3 of this Schedule if the illumination in the horizontal plane, when measured at the points described in section 3 of this Schedule and in the manner described in this section, is maintained at not less than 90 per cent of the values specified in section 3 of this Schedule.

    • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the illumination at every general measurement point shall be measured at a height of 840 mm above the floor.

    • (3) The illumination at a general measurement point in a passageway or companionway may be measured at the floor surface if the reflection factor of the floor surface is not less than 40 per cent.

    • (4) The illumination of every dry provision storage room shall be measured when the room is empty.

    • 3 (1) Every sleeping room shall be provided with illumination of at least the following values:

      • (a) 215 lx

        • (i) immediately in front of every drawer and clothes closet, and

        • (ii) at every washbasin; and

      • (b) 320 lx

        • (i) immediately in front of every mirror, and

        • (ii) at the top surface of every table and desk.

    • (2) Every dining area and recreation room shall be provided with illumination of at least the following values:

      • (a) 160 lx at every general measurement point; and

      • (b) 320 lx at the top surface of every table and desk.

    • (3) Every toilet space shall be provided with illumination of at least the following values:

      • (a) 108 lx

        • (i) at the seat of every water-closet,

        • (ii) in the centre of every shower space, and

        • (iii) at every washbasin;

      • (b) 215 lx at every general measurement point; and

      • (c) 320 lx immediately in front of every mirror.

    • (4) Every drying room shall be provided with at least 108 lx of illumination in the centre of that room.

    • (5) Every galley shall be provided with at least 540 lx of illumination at the working positions.

    • (6) Every dry provision storage space shall be provided with at least 108 lx of illumination

      • (a) at every general measurement point; and

      • (b) immediately in front of shelving and every cupboard.

    • (7) Every passageway and companionway shall be provided with illumination of at least the following values:

      • (a) 108 lx at every general measurement point; and

      • (b) 215 lx at the head of every stairway, ladder and hatchway.

    • 4 (1) In every sleeping room above the head of each bed there shall be fitted one reading light that

      • (a) is capable of being switched on and off from the bed; and

      • (b) provides at least 430 lx of illumination.

    • (2) Every reading light referred to in subsection (1) shall be turned off while the illumination values required by subsection 3(1) are being measured.

  • SOR/78-144, ss. 23 to 25
 
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