OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 1 Definitions and General Application

Section 3 Adoption of standards

The following are adopted for the purposes of this Code:

Alberta Energy

Electric Utilities Act (2003)

Alberta Health and Wellness

Ambulance Services Act (2000)

Alberta Municipal Affairs

Code for Electrical Installations at Oil and Gas Facilities (2006)

Alberta Electrical and Communication Utility Code (2002)

Alberta Fire Code (1997)

ANSI Standards

A10.11-1989 (R1998), Construction and Demolition Operations – Personnel and Debris Nets

A10.32-2004, Fall Protection Systems – American National Standard for Construction and Demolition Operations

A14.1-2007, American National Standard for Ladders – Wood – Safety Requirements

A14.2-2007, American National Standard for Ladders – Portable Metal – Safety Requirements

A14.5-2007, American National Standard for Ladders – Portable Reinforced Plastic – Safety Requirements

A92.3-2006, Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms

A92.5-2006, Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms

A92.6-2006, Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms

A92.8-1993 (R1998), Vehicle-Mounted Bridge Inspection and Maintenance Devices

A92.9-1993, Mast-Climbing Work Platforms

ALCTV-2006, American National Standard for Automotive Lifts – Safety Requirements for Construction, Testing and Validation

ALOIM-2000, Automotive Lifts – Safety Requirements for Operation, Inspection and Maintenance

B1.20.1-1983 (R2006), Pipe Threads, General Purpose (Inch)

S1.25-1991 (R2002), Specification for Personal Noise Dosimeters

S1.4-1983 (R2006), Specification for Sound Level Meters

S1.43-1997 (R2002), Specifications for Integrating-Averaging Sound Level Meters

S3.6-2004, Specification for Audiometers

Z26.1 (1996), Safety Glazing Material for Glazing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment Operating on Land Highways – Safety Standard

Z87.1-2003, Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protection Devices

Z87.1-1989, Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection

Z89.1-2003, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection

Z359.1-2007, Safety requirements for personal fall arrest systems, subsystems and components

API Recommended Practice

RP 4G, Recommended Practice for Maintenance and Use of Drilling and Well Servicing Structures (2004)

ASME Standard

B30.9-2006, Safety Standard for Cableways, Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Hooks, Jacks and Slings

B30.20-2006, Below the Hook Lifting Devices

B56.1-2000, Safety Standard for Low Lift and High Lift Trucks

Association of Canadian Mountain Guides

Climbing Gym Instructor Technical Manual (2003)

Technical Handbook for Professional Mountain Guides (1999)

ASTM Standards

C478-07, Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Manhole Sections

D323-06, Standard Test Method for Vapour Pressure of Petroleum Products (Reid Method)

D2865-06, Standard Practice for Calibration of Standards and Equipment for Electrical Insulating Materials Testing

F2413-05, Specifications for Performance Requirements for Protective footwear

Australian Rope Access Association

Industrial Rope Access Technique (2000)

British Columbia Cave Rescue

British Columbia Cave Rescue Companion Rescue Workshop (2005)

BSI Standards

BS 6658: 05, Specification for Protective Helmets for Vehicle Users

Canadian Cave Conservancy

Cave Guiding Standards for British Columbia and Alberta (2003)

CEN Standards

EN 341: 1997, Personal protective equipment against falls from height – Descender devices

EN 353-2: 2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Part 2: Guided type fall arresters including a flexible anchor line

EN 354: 2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Lanyards

EN 355: 2002, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Energy absorbers

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

EN 361: 2007, Personal protective equipment against falls from a height – Full body harnesses

EN 362: 2004, Personal protective equipment against falls from height – Connectors

EN 397: 2006, Specification for industrial safety helmets

EN 567: 1997, Mountaineering equipment – Rope clamps – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 813: 1997, Personal protective equipment for prevention of falls from a height – Sit harnesses

EN 892: 2004, Mountaineering equipment – Dynamic mountaineering ropes – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 1891: 1998, Personal protective equipment for the prevention of falls from a height – Low stretch kernmantel ropes

EN 12275: 1998, Mountaineering equipment – Connectors – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 12277: 1998, Mountaineering equipment – Harnesses – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 12492: 2000, Mountaineering equipment – Helmets for mountaineers – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 1677-1: 2000, Components for slings – Part 1: Forged steel components grade 8

CGSB Standards

CAN/CGSB 3.16-99 AMEND, Mining Diesel Fuel

CAN/CGSB 65.7-M88 AMEND, Lifejackets, Inherently Buoyant Type

CAN/CGSB 65.11-M88 AMEND, Personal Flotation Devices

CSA Standards

CAN/CSA-B167-96 (R2007), Safety Standard for Maintenance and Inspection of Overhead Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Monorails, Hoists and Trolleys

B352.0-95 (R2006), Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Agricultural, Construction, Earthmoving, Forestry, Industrial and Mining Machines – Part 1: General Requirements

B352.1-95 (R2006), Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Agricultural, Construction, Earthmoving, Forestry, Industrial and Mining Machines – Part 2: Testing Requirements for ROPS on Agricultural Tractors

B352.2-95 (R2006), Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Agricultural, Construction, Earthmoving, Forestry, Industrial and Mining Machines – Part 3: Testing Requirements for ROPS on Construction, Earthmoving, Forestry, Industrial and Mining Machines

CAN/CSA-B354.1-04, Portable elevating work platforms

CAN/CSA-B354.2-01 (R2006), Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms

CAN/CSA-B354.4-02, Self-Propelled Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms

B376-M1980 (R2008), Portable Containers for Gasoline and Other Petroleum Fuels

C22.1-06, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, Safety Standard for Electrical Installations

C22.2 No. 33-M1984 (R2004), Construction and Test of Electric Cranes and Hoists

CAN/CSA-C225-00 (R2005), Vehicle-Mounted Aerial Devices

CAN/CSA-D113.2-M89 (R2004), Cycling Helmets

CAN/CSA-M421-00 (R2007), Use of Electricity in Mines

CAN/CSA-M422-M87 (R2007), Fire-Performance and Antistatic Requirements for Ventilation Materials

CAN/CSA-M423-M87 (R2007), Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

CAN/CSA-M424.1-88 (R2007), Flameproof Non-Rail-Bound, Diesel-Powered Machines for Use in Gassy Underground Coal Mines

CAN/CSA-M424.2-M90 (R2007), Non-Rail-Bound Diesel-Powered Machines for Use in Non-Gassy Underground Mines

CAN/CSA-M424.3-M90 (R2007), Braking Performance – Rubber-Tired, Self-Propelled Underground Mining Machines

O121-08, Douglas Fir Plywood

CAN/CSA-O141-05, Softwood Lumber

O151-04, Canadian Softwood Plywood

S269.1-1975 (R2003), Falsework for Construction Purposes

CAN/CSA-S269.2-M87 (R2003), Access Scaffolding for Construction Purposes

W117.2-06, Safety in welding, cutting and allied processes

CAN3-Z11-M81 (R2005), Portable Ladders

CAN/CSA Z94.1-05, Industrial Protective Headwear

Z94.2-02, Hearing Protection Devices – Performance, Selection, Care, and Use

Z94.3-07, Eye and Face Protectors

Z94.3-02, Eye and Face Protectors

Z94.3-99, Industrial Eye and Face Protectors

Z94.4-02, Selection, Use and Care of Respirators

Z107.56-06, Procedures for the Measurement of Occupational Noise Exposure

CAN/CSA-Z150-98 (R2004), Safety Code on Mobile Cranes

Z180.1-00 (R2005), Compressed Breathing Air and Systems

CAN/CSA-Z185-M87 (R2006), Safety Code for Personnel Hoists

Z195-02, Protective Footwear

Z248-04, Code for Tower Cranes

CAN/CSA-Z256-M87 (R2006), Safety Code for Material Hoists

CAN/CSA Z259.1-05, Body belts and saddles for work positioning and travel restraint

CAN/CSA-Z259.2.1-98 (R2004), Fall Arresters, Vertical Lifelines, and Rails

CAN/CSA-Z259.2.2-98 (R2004), Self-Retracting Devices for Personal Fall-Arrest  Systems

>CAN/CSA-Z259.2.3-99 (R2004), Descent Control Devices

Z259.3-M1978 (R2004), Lineman’s Body Belt and Lineman’s Safety Strap

CAN/CSA Z259.10-06, Full Body Harnesses

Z259.11-05, Energy absorbers and lanyards

Z259.12-01 (R2006), Connecting Components for Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)

Z259.13-04, Flexible Horizontal Lifeline Systems

Z259.14-01, Fall Restrict Equipment for Wood Pole Climbing

Z259.16-04, Design of Active Fall-Protection Systems

CAN/CSA-Z271-98 (R2004), Safety Code for Suspended Elevating Platforms

CAN/CSA-Z275.1-05, Hyperbaric Facilities

CAN/CSA-Z275.2-04, Occupational Safety Code for Diving Operations

CAN/CSA-Z275.4-02, Competency Standard for Diving Operations

CAN/CSA-Z321-96 (R2006), Signs and Symbols for the Workplace

Z434-03 (R2008), Industrial Robots and Robot Systems – General Safety Requirements 

CPSC Standard

Title 16 Code of U.S. Federal Regulations Part 1203, Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets

IEC Standards

61672-1 (2002), Electroacoustics – Sound Level Meters – Part 1: Specifications

61672-2 (2003), Electroacoustics – Sound Level Meters – Part 2: Pattern evaluation tests

International Rope Access Trade Association

General requirements for certification of personnel engaged in industrial rope access methods (2005)

International guidelines on the use of rope access methods for industrial purposes (2001)

ISO Standards

3450: 1996, Earth-moving machinery – Braking systems of rubber-tyred machines – Systems and performance requirements and test procedures

3471: 2000, Earth-moving machinery – Roll-over protective structures – Laboratory tests and performance requirements

6165: 2006, Earth-moving machinery – Basic types – Vocabulary

NLGA Standard

Standard Grading Rules for Canadian Lumber (2003)

Natural Resources Canada

Blasting Explosives and Detonators – Storage, Possession, Transportation, Destruction and Sale (M82-8/1983), Revised 1993

Storage Standards for Industrial Explosives (M81-7/2001E)

NFPA Standards

30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2006 Edition

1123, Code for Fireworks Display, 2006 Edition

1126, Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience, 2006 Edition

1971, Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting, 2006 Edition

1977, Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting, 2005 Edition

1983, Standard on Fire Service Life Safety Rope and System Components, 2006 Edition

OSHA Standard

1928.52, Protective Frames for Wheel-type Agricultural Tractors – Tests, Procedures and Performance Requirements

PIP Standard

STF05501 (February 2002), Fixed Ladders and Cages, published by the Construction Industry Institute

SAE Standards, Recommended Practices and Reports

J167 (2002), Overhead Protection for Agricultural Tractors – Test Procedures and Performance Requirements

J209 (2003), Instrument Face Design and Location for Construction and Industrial Equipment

J386 (2006), Operator Restraint System for Off-Road Work Machines

J1029 (2007), Lighting and Marking of Construction, Earthmoving Machinery

J1042 (2003), Operator Protection for General – Purpose Industrial Machines

J1084-APR80 (R2002), Operator Protective Structure Performance Criteria for Certain Forestry Equipment

J1194 (1999), Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Wheeled Agricultural Tractors

J1511 FEB94/ISO 5010, Steering for Off-Road, Rubber-Tired Machines

J2042 (2003), Clearance, Sidemarker, and Identification Lamps for Use on Motor Vehicles 2032 mm or More in Overall Width

J2292 (2006), Combination Pelvic/Upper Torso (Type 2) Operator Restraint Systems for Off-Road Work Machines

J/ISO 3449 (2005), Earthmoving Machinery – Falling-Object Protective Structures – Laboratory Tests and Performance Requirements

Snell Memorial Foundation

B-90A, 1998 Standard for Protective Headgear for Use with Bicycles

B-95A, 1998 Standard for Protective Headgear for Use with Bicycles

M2005, 2005 Helmet Standard for Use in Motorcycling

N-94, 1994 Standard for Protective Headgear For Use in Non-Motorized Sports

Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians

Certification Requirements for Rope Access Work (2005)

Safe Practices for Rope Access Work (2003)

Transportation Association of Canada

Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (1998)

UIAA Standards

101: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Dynamic Ropes

105: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Harnesses

106: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Helmets

107: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Low Stretch Ropes

121: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Connectors

126: 2004, Mountaineering and Climbing Equipment – Rope Clamps

ULC Standards

C30-1995, Containers, Safety

CAN/ULC-60832-99, Installing Poles (Insulating Sticks) and Universal Tool Attachments (Fitting) for Live Working

CAN/ULC-D60855-00, Live Working – Insulating Foam-Filled Tubes and Solid Rods for Live Working

CAN/ULC-60895-04, Live Working – Conductive Clothing for Use at Nominal Voltage Up to 800 kV A.C. and +/- 600 kV D.C.

CAN/ULC-60900-99, Hand Tools for Live Working up to 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V d.c.

CAN/ULC-60903-04, Live Working – Gloves of Insulating Materials

CAN/ULC-D60984-00, Sleeves of Insulating Material for Live Working

CAN/ULC-D61112-01, Blankets of Insulating Material for Electrical Purposes

CAN/ULC-D61229-00, Rigid Protective Covers for Live Working on a.c. Installations

CAN/ULC-61236-99, Saddles, Pole Clamps (Stick Clamps) and Accessories for Live Working

U.S.A. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard

FMVSS 218 Motorcycle Helmets 1993 OCT