OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 9 Fall Protection

Section 150.2 Removal from service

(1) An employer must ensure that equipment used as part of a fall protection system is removed from service and either returned to the manufacturer or destroyed if

(a) it is defective, or

(b) it has come into contact with excessive heat, a chemical, or any other substance that may corrode or otherwise damage the fall protection system.

(2) An employer must ensure that after a personal fall arrest system has stopped a fall, the system is removed from service.

(3) An employer must ensure that a personal fall arrest system that is removed from service is not returned to service unless a professional engineer or the manufacturer certifies that the system is safe to use.