OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 9 Fall Protection

Section 142.1 Body belt

An employer must ensure that

(1) a body belt manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 is approved to

(a) CSA Standard Z259.1-05, Body belts and saddles for work positioning and travel restraint,

(b) ANSI/ASSE Standard A10.32-2004, Fall Protection Systems – American National Standard for Construction and Demolition Operations, or

(c) CEN Standard EN 358: 2000, Personal protective equipment for work positioning and prevention of falls from a height – Belts for work positioning and restraint and work positioning lanyards, and

(2) a worker uses a body belt only as part of a travel restraint system or as part of a fall restrict system.