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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 231 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) A load must not be picked up from or placed on any materials handling equipment while the equipment is in motion unless the equipment is specifically designed for that purpose.

  • (2) Except in the case of an emergency, an employee must not get on or off of any materials handling equipment while it is in motion.

  • (3) Subject to subsection (4), repair, maintenance or cleaning work must not be performed on any materials handling equipment while the materials handling equipment is being operated.

  • (4) Fixed parts of materials handling equipment may be repaired, maintained or cleaned while the equipment is being operated if they are isolated or protected so that the operation of the equipment does not affect the safety of the employee performing the repair, maintenance or cleaning work.

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