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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 207 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) Machines must be operated, repaired and maintained by a qualified person.

  • (2) If a machine guard is installed on a machine, it is prohibited for any person to use or operate the machine unless the machine guard is in its proper position, except to permit the removal of an injured person from the machine.

  • (3) If it is necessary to remove a machine guard from a machine in order to perform repair or maintenance work on the machine, it is prohibited for any person to perform that work unless the machine has been rendered inoperative.

  • (4) If it is not reasonably practicable to render the machine inoperative, the repair or maintenance work may be performed if the employer has established procedures and methods in accordance with sections 123 and 124.

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