Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

Version of section 12.5 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-05-28:

  •  (1) Hot work shall not be performed in a confined space where an explosive or flammable hazardous substance may be present unless a qualified person has determined that the work can be safely performed therein.

  • (2) Where hot work is to be performed in a confined space,

    • (a) a qualified person shall patrol the area surrounding the confined space and maintain therein a fire protection watch until all hazard of fire is passed; and

    • (b) fire extinguishers shall be provided in the area referred to in paragraph (a).

  • SOR/88-199, s. 19
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