Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
206 (1) Every machine that has exposed moving, rotating, electrically charged or hot parts or that processes, transports or handles material that constitutes a hazard to an employee must be equipped with a machine guard that
(a) prevents the employee or any part of their body from coming into contact with the parts or material;
(b) prevents access by the employee to the area of exposure or to the material or parts that constitute a hazard during the operation of the machine; or
(c) makes the machine inoperative if the employee or any part of their clothing is in or near a part of the machine that is likely to cause injury.
(2) If feasible, the machine guard referred to in subsection (1) must not be removable.
(3) A machine guard must be constructed, installed and maintained so that it meets the requirements of subsection (1).
(4) Equipment used in the mechanical transmission of power must meet the requirements set out in ANSI Standard ANSI/AMT B15.1-2000 (R2008), Safety Standard for Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus.
- SOR/2019-246, s. 313
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