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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 131 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) Every persons transfer apparatus and every safety device attached to it must

    • (a) meet the standards set out in the applicable standard referred to in subsection (2) as far as is reasonably practicable; and

    • (b) be used, operated and maintained in accordance with the standards set out in the applicable standard referred to in subsection (2).

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the applicable standard for

    • (a) elevators, dumbwaiters and escalators is ASME A17.1-2007/CSA B44-07, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, and CSA Standard CAN/CSA-B44.1/ASME-A17.5-04, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment;

    • (b) manlifts is CSA Standard CAN/CSA-B311-02, Safety Code for Manlifts;

    • (c) personnel hoists is CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z185-M87 (R2006), Safety Code for Personnel Hoists;

    • (d) lifts for persons with physical disabilities is CSA Standard CAN/CSA B355-00 (R2005), Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities;

    • (e) descent control devices is CSA Standard Z259.3-99 (R2004), Descent Control Devices; and

    • (f) landing booms is the most recent edition of The Seaway Handbook, issued by St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation.

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