Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
131 (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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