Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
2.9 (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, if feasible, meet the requirements referred to in subsection (1).
(3) While ascending or descending a fixed ladder, an employee shall
(a) maintain a three-point contact with the ladder; and
(b) carry any tools, equipment or materials in a pouch or holster or in any other secure 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
- SOR/2011-206, s. 1
- SOR/2019-246, s. 7
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