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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 2.13 from 2019-06-25 to 2023-03-20:

 If there is a risk that tools or other objects could fall onto a person from a platform or other raised area, or through a floor opening or floor hole,

  • (a) a toe board that extends from the floor of the platform or other raised area to a height of not less than 125 mm shall be installed; or

  • (b) if the tools or other objects are piled to such a height that a toe board would not prevent the tools or other objects from falling, a solid or mesh panel shall be installed from the floor to a height of not less than 450 mm.

  • SOR/2000-374, s. 2
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 9
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