Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
212 (1) If materials handling equipment is used in circumstances where the operator of the equipment may be struck by a falling object or shifting load, the employer must equip it with a protective structure of a design, construction and strength that will, under all foreseeable conditions, prevent the penetration of the object or load into the area occupied by the operator.
(2) The protective structure must be
(a) constructed from non-combustible or fire-resistant material; and
(b) designed to permit quick exit from the materials handling equipment in an emergency.
(3) If, during the loading or unloading of materials handling equipment, the load will pass over the operator’s position, the operator must not occupy the equipment unless it is equipped with a protective structure referred to in subsection (1).
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