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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 190 from 2010-06-03 to 2021-06-03:

 If hot work is to be performed,

  • (a) a qualified person must be assigned to patrol the working area and the adjoining areas and maintain a fire protection watch of the area for the duration of the work and, if necessary, for a period of 30 minutes after the work is completed; and

  • (b) a sufficient number of fire extinguishers shall be provided in the working area and the adjoining areas.

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