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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 153 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) For the purposes of this Part, the average level of lighting in an area must be determined by taking four or more measurements at different places in the areas set out below and by dividing the total of the results of the measurements by the number of measurements:

    • (a) if work is performed at a level higher than the deck, at the level at which the work is performed; and

    • (b) in any other case, 1 m above the deck.

  • (2) If the average level of lighting is measured in a dry provision storage room, it must be measured when the room is empty.

  • (3) The lighting level measurements must be carried out by a qualified person.

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