Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
(a) an unguarded work area that is
(b) a structure referred to in Part 2 that is more than 3 m above a permanent safe level; or
(c) a ladder at a height of more than 2.4 m above the nearest permanent safe level and because of the nature of the work, that person can use only one hand to hold onto the ladder.
(2) The components of a fall-protection system must meet the following standards:
(a) CSA Standard Z259.1-05, Body Belts and Saddles for Work Positioning and Travel Restraint;
(b) CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z259.2.1-98 (R2008), Fall Arresters, Vertical Lifelines and Rails;
(c) CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z259.2.2-98 (R2009), Self-Retracting Devices for Personal Fall-Arrest Systems;
(d) CSA Standard Z259.2.3-99 (R2004), Descent Control Devices;
(e) CSA Standard Z259.10-06, Full Body Harnesses;
(f) CSA Standard Z259.11-05, Energy Absorbers and Lanyards;
(g) CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z259.12-01 (R2006), Connecting Components for Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS);
(h) CSA Standard Z259.13-04 (R2009), Flexible Horizontal Lifeline Systems; and
(i) CSA Standard Z259.16-04 (R2009), Design of Active Fall-Protection Systems.
(3) The anchor of a fall-protection system must be capable of withstanding a force of 17.8 kN.
(4) A fall-protection system that is used to arrest the fall of a person must prevent that person
(5) An employer must train and instruct every employee required to install or remove a fall-protection system in a work place in the procedures to be followed for the installation or removal of the system.
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