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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 2.18 from 2019-06-25 to 2022-06-01:

  •  (1) No employee shall climb a tower, an antenna or an antenna-supporting structure unless

    • (a) the employer has authorized the employee to do so;

    • (b) the employee has been trained and instructed in a safe method of climbing; and

    • (c) the employer has provided a personal fall-protection system in accordance with Part XII.

  • (2) No employee shall climb or work on a tower, an antenna or an antenna-supporting structure

    • (a) when weather conditions are likely to be hazardous to the health or safety of the employee, except when the work is required to remove a hazard or to rescue an employee; or

    • (b) if the physical condition of the tower, antenna or antenna-supporting structure is likely to be hazardous to the health or safety of the employee.

  • SOR/2000-374, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 41
  • SOR/2019-243, s. 2
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 10(F)
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