OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 18 Personal Protective Equipment

Section 234 Industrial headwear

(1) Subject to sections 235, 236 and 237, if there is a foreseeable danger of injury to a worker’s head at a work site and there is a significant possibility of lateral impact to the head, an employer must ensure that the worker wears industrial protective headwear that is appropriate to the hazards and meets the requirements of

(a) CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z94.1-05, Industrial Protective Headwear, or

(b) ANSI Standard Z89.1-2003, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection for Type II head protection,

if the protective headwear was manufactured on or after July 1, 2009.

(2) Subject to sections 235 236 and 237, if there is a foreseeable danger of injury to a worker’s head at a work site and the possibility of lateral impact to the head is unlikely, an employer must ensure that the worker wears industrial protective headwear that is appropriate to the hazard and meets the requirements of

(a) CSA Standard CAN/CSA-Z94.1-05, Industrial Protective Headwear, or

(b) ANSI Standard Z89.1-2003, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection for Type II head protection,

if the protective headwear was manufactured on or after July 1, 2009.