OHS Code

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

Section 237 Fire fighters

Despite section 234, an employer may permit a fire fighter to wear protective headwear that meets the requirements of the following standards considering the nature of the hazard:

(a) NFPA Standard 1971, Protective Ensemble for Structural Fire Fighting, 2006 Edition;

(b) NFPA Standard 1977, Protective Clothing and Equipment for Wildland Fire Fighting, 2005 Edition.

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