OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 9 Fall Protection

Section 153 Flexible and rigid horizontal lifeline systems

(1) An employer must ensure that a flexible horizontal lifeline system manufactured on or after July 1, 2009 meets the requirements of

(a) CSA Standard Z259.13-04, Flexible Horizontal Lifeline Systems, or

(b) the applicable requirements of CSA Standard Z259.16-04, Design of Active Fall-Protection Systems.

(2) An employer must ensure that a rigid horizontal fall protection system is designed, installed and used in accordance with

(a) the manufacturer’s specifications, or

(b) specifications certified by a professional engineer.