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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 2.8 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-24:

 Where one end of a stairway is so close to a traffic route used by vehicles, to a machine or to any other hazard as to be hazardous to the safety of an employee using the stairway, the employer shall, at that end of the stairway,

  • (a) post a sign to warn employees of the hazard; and

  • (b) where practicable, install a highly visible barricade that will protect employees using the stairway from the hazard.

  • SOR/96-525, s. 6
  • SOR/2000-374, s. 2

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