Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
13.13 (1) Every machine that has exposed moving, rotating, electrically charged or hot parts or that processes, transports or handles material that constitutes a hazard to an employee shall be equipped with a machine guard that
(a) prevents the employee or any part of his body from coming into contact with the parts or material;
(b) prevents access by the employee to the area of exposure to the hazard during the operation of the machine; or
(c) makes the machine inoperative if the employee or any part of his clothing is in or near a part of the machine that is likely to cause injury.
(2) To the extent that is reasonably practicable, a machine guard referred to in subsection (1) shall not be removable.
(3) A machine guard shall be so constructed, installed and maintained that it meets the requirements of subsection (1).
- SOR/94-263, s. 50(F)
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