138 (1) The employer must ensure that every person granted access to a work place who is exposed to a health or safety hazard uses the protection equipment prescribed by this Part
(a) if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate or control a health or safety hazard in a work place within safe limits; and
(b) if the use of the protection equipment may prevent or reduce injury from that hazard.
(2) All protection equipment must
(a) be designed to protect the person from the hazard for which it is provided;
(b) not in itself create a hazard;
(c) be maintained, inspected and tested by a qualified person; and
(d) if necessary to prevent a health hazard, be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition by a qualified person.