Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
239 (1) If materials handling equipment is fuelled on a vessel, the fuelling is to be done in accordance with the instructions given by the employer under paragraph 228(1)(c) in a place where the vapours from the fuel are readily dissipated.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), an employee must not fuel materials handling equipment
(3) Materials handling equipment may be fuelled in the hold or an enclosed space of a vessel if
(a) one employee is in the hold or space with a suitable fire extinguisher ready for use;
(b) only those employees engaged in the fuelling and the employee referred to in paragraph (a) are in the hold or space;
(c) only the minimum quantity of fuel needed to fill the fuel tank of the materials handling equipment is taken into the hold or space at one time;
(d) if the fuel is liquified gas, the materials handling equipment is fuelled only by the replacement of spent cylinders; and
(e) fuel is not transferred into containers other than the fuel tank of the materials handling equipment.
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