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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 24 from 2010-06-03 to 2021-06-03:

  •  (1) The deck covering in all crew accommodation must be of material and construction approved under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and provide a non-slip surface impervious to moisture that is capable of being easily cleaned and maintained in a sanitary condition.

  • (2) If deck covering is made of composite materials, any joints must be profiled to avoid crevices.

  • (3) The deck covering in all crew accommodation must

    • (a) be kept free of grease, oil or any other slippery substance and any material or object that may create a hazard to an employee; and

    • (b) have sufficient drainage.

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