OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 23 Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms

Section 347 Standards

(1) An employer must ensure that a self-propelled work platform manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 with a boom-supported elevating platform that telescopes, articulates, rotates or extends beyond the base dimensions of the platform meets the requirements of

(a) CSA Standard CAN/CSA-B354.4-02, Self-Propelled Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms, or

(b) ANSI Standard ANSI/SIA A92.5-2006, Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a work platform mounted on a motor vehicle.

(3) An employer must ensure that a self-propelled integral chassis elevating work platform manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 with a platform that cannot be positioned laterally completely beyond the base and with its primary functions controlled from the platform meets the requirements of

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

(b) ANSI Standard ANSI/SIA A92.6-2006, Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms.

(4) An employer must ensure that a manually propelled, integral chassis elevating work platform manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 with a platform that cannot be positioned laterally completely beyond the base, that may be adjusted manually or using power and that must not be occupied when moved horizontally meets the requirements of

(a) CSA Standard CAN3-B354.1-04, Portable Elevating Work Platforms, or

(b) ANSI Standard ANSI/SIA A92.3-2006, Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms.

(5) An employer must ensure that a telescopic aerial device, aerial ladder, articulating aerial device, vertical tower, material-lifting aerial device or a combination of any of them, when mounted on a motor vehicle, whether operated manually or using power, meets the requirements of CSA Standard CAN/CSA-C225-00 (R2005), Vehicle-Mounted Aerial Devices.

(6) An employer must ensure that a mast climbing elevating work platform that may be adjusted manually or using power meets the requirements of ANSI Standard ANSI/SIA A92.9-1993, Mast-Climbing Work Platforms.

(7) An employer must ensure that a vehicle-mounted bridge inspection and maintenance elevating work platform meets the requirements of ANSI Standard ANSI/SIA A92.8-1993 (R1998), Vehicle-Mounted Bridge Inspection and Maintenance Devices.

(8) An employer must ensure that an order picker meets the requirements of ASME Standard B56.1-2000, Safety Standard for Low Lift and High Lift Trucks.

(9) An elevating work platform of a type not referred to in subsections (1) to (8) must meet a standard the use of which is approved by a Director of Inspection.