OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 37 Oil and Gas Wells

Section 767 Brakes

Subsection 767(1)

Figure 37.6 shows an example of a hold-down mechanism. Figure 37.7 shows an example of a properly constructed chain anchor bracket that will prevent accidental disengagement of the chain.

Figure 37.6 Example of a hold-down mechanism

Figure 37.7 Example of a properly constructed chain anchor bracket that will prevent accidental disengagement of the chain

Subsection 767(2)

“Test” means to perform a procedure, including operating the equipment where appropriate, that determines whether the equipment is correctly assembled and functioning and is likely to continue to do so.

“Examine” means to verify by visual and manual examination, including dismantling or cleaning when appropriate, that the equipment is in a condition that will not compromise a worker’s safety.

Subsections 767(3) and 767(4)

No explanation required.