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SCHEDULE 1(Section 55)

Average Levels of Lighting

Column 1Column 2
ItemWork Position or AreaAverage Level in Dalx
1Office work:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which cartography, drafting, plan reading or other tasks requiring high visual precision are performed
80
  • (B) 
    Work positions at which business machines are operated or continuous reading or writing visual tasks are performed
50
  • (C) 
    Other areas
5
2Laboratories:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which instruments are read or hazardous substances are handled and when errors in such reading or handling may be hazardous to the health or safety of an employee
80
  • (B) 
    Work positions at which close or prolonged attention is given to laboratory work
50
  • (C) 
    Other areas
5
3Workshops and garages:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which fine or medium bench, machine or repair work is performed
50
  • (B) 
    Work positions at which rough bench, machine or repair work is performed
30
  • (C) 
    Other areas
5
4Process areas:
  • (A) 
    Work positions in major control rooms or rooms with dial displays at which tasks essential to the control of equipment or machinery hazardous to the safety of employees are performed
80
  • (B) 
    Work positions at which a hazardous substance is used, stored or handled
50
  • (C) Work positions at which gauges and meters that are not self-illuminating are located

5
  • (D) 
    Other areas
2
5Loading platforms and warehouses:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which packages or goods are checked or sorted
15
  • (B) 
    Work positions at which loading or unloading work is frequently performed
10
6Storage areas:
  • (A) 
    Areas in which there is a high level of activity
5
  • (B) 
    Other areas
2
7Derricks, drill floors and moon pools:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which there is a high level of activity
5
  • (B) 
    Other areas
2
8Entrances, exits, elevators, corridors, aisles and stairways:
  • (A) 
    Areas in which there is a high level of activity or where there is a high frequency of traffic
10
  • (B) 
    Areas in which there is a moderate level of activity or where there is a moderate frequency of traffic
5
9First aid rooms:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which first aid is rendered or examinations are conducted or at which tasks essential to the health or safety of an employee are performed
80
  • (B) 
    Other areas
20
10Food preparation areas:
  • (A) 
    Work positions at which prolonged cutting or preparation tasks are performed
80
  • (B) 
    Other areas
20
11Dining areas and recreation spaces:
  • (a) 
    Areas used for serving food, for eating or for recreational activities
20
  • (b) 
    Other areas
10
12Personal service rooms20
13Boiler, engine, ballast control and generator rooms20
14Rooms in which principal heating, ventilation or air conditioning equipment is installed7
15Emergency shower facilities, emergency equipment locations and emergency evacuation areas5
 
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