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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 2.9 from 2006-03-22 to 2011-09-29:

  •  (1) A fixed ladder installed after the day of the coming into force of this section shall be designed, constructed and installed in accordance with the requirements of ANSI Standard A14.3-1984 entitled American National Standard for Ladders — Fixed — Safety Requirements, as amended from time to time, other than section 7 of that Standard.

  • (2) A fixed ladder that is installed before the day of the coming into force of this section shall, where reasonably practicable, meet the requirements referred to in subsection (1).

  • (3) No employee shall carry tools or materials while climbing a fixed ladder unless the tools or materials are carried in a safe manner.

  • (4) A fixed ladder shall be highly visible or its presence otherwise brought to the attention of any employee in the area.

  • SOR/2000-374, s. 2

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