OHS Code

Published Date: February 01, 2007
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Part 24 Toilets and Washing Facilities

Section 357 Toilet facilities

(1) Subject to subsection (2), an employer must ensure that a work site has the number of toilets for each sex that are required by Schedule 7 in separate toilet facilities.

(2) A work site may have only one toilet facility for the use of both sexes if

(a) the total number of workers at the work site is never more than 10, and

(b) the door to the toilet facility can be locked from the inside.

(3) If 3 or more toilets are required for men, an employer may substitute not more than two thirds of the toilets with urinals.

(4) If 2 toilets are required for men, an employer may substitute one of them with a urinal.

(5) An employer must ensure that a toilet facility is located so that it is readily accessible to the workers who may use it.