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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 235 from 2021-07-01 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) In this section, materials handling area means an area, including the area covered by wide swinging booms or other similar parts, within which materials handling equipment may create a hazard to any person.

  • (2) The main approaches to any materials handling area must be posted with warning signs or must be under the control of a signaller while operations are in progress.

  • (3) A person must not enter a materials handling area while operations are in progress unless that person

    • (a) is the Head of Compliance and Enforcement;

    • (b) is an employee whose presence in the materials handling area is essential to the conduct, supervision or safety of the operations; or

    • (c) is a person who has been assigned by the employer to be in the materials handling area while operations are in progress.

  • (4) If any person other than a person referred to in subsection (3) enters a materials handling area while operations are in progress, the employer must ensure that the operations in that area are immediately discontinued and not resumed until that person has left the area.

  • SOR/2014-148, s. 31
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 327
  • SOR/2021-118, s. 11

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