OHS Code

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

Section 1 Definitions

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welding or allied process” in Part 10 means any specific type of electric or oxy-fuel gas welding or cutting process, including those processes referred to in Appendix A of CSA Standard W117.2-06, Safety in welding, cutting and allied processes;

work area” means a place at a work site where a worker is, or may be, during work or during a work break;

work site label” with respect to a controlled product means a label that discloses

(a) a product identifier that is identical to that found on the material safety data sheet for the product,

(b) information for the safe handling of the controlled product, and

(c) reference to the material safety data sheet for the controlled product;

work positioning system” means a system of components attached to a vertical safety line and including a full body harness, descent controllers and positioning lanyards used to support or suspend a worker in tension at a work position;

worker member” means a person elected to a joint work site health and safety committee under section 19;

working face” means the surface from which mineable material, overburden or waste material is being removed;

workings” means the area where excavation is occurring in a mine.