OHS Code

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

Section 1 Definitions


occupational exposure limit (OEL)” in respect of a substance, means the occupational exposure limit established in Schedule 1, Table 2 for that substance;

occupational rope access” in Part 41 is a term that includes both industrial and non-industrial rope access work;

operate” with respect to machinery or equipment includes using or handling the machinery or equipment;

OSHA” means Occupational Safety and Health Administration;

outlet” in Part 36 means a shaft, slope, incline, decline, adit, tunnel, level or other means of entry to or exit from an underground mine;

outrigger scaffold” means a supported scaffold that consists of a platform resting on outrigger beams (thrustouts) projecting beyond the wall or face of the building or structure, with inboard ends secured inside the building or structure;