Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
235 (1) In this section, materials handling area means an area, including the area covered by wide swinging booms or other similar parts, within which materials handling equipment may create a hazard to any person.
(2) The main approaches to any materials handling area must be posted with warning signs or must be under the control of a signaller while operations are in progress.
(3) A person must not enter a materials handling area while operations are in progress unless that person
(a) is a health and safety officer;
(b) is an employee whose presence in the materials handling area is essential to the conduct, supervision or safety of the operations; or
(c) is a person who has been assigned by the employer to be in the materials handling area while operations are in progress.
(4) If any person other than a person referred to in subsection (3) enters a materials handling area while operations are in progress, the employer must cause the operations in that area to be immediately discontinued and not resumed until that person has left the area.
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