PART VIIIELECTRICAL SAFETY
8.1 In this Part,
- “Canadian Electrical Code”
“Canadian Electrical Code” means
(a) CSA Standard C22.1-1990, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, dated January 1990, and
(b) CSA Standard C22.3 No.1-M1979, Overhead Systems and Underground Systems, dated April, 1979; (Code canadien de l’électricité)
- “control device”
“control device” means a device that will safely disconnect electrical equipment from its source of energy; (dispositif de commande)
- “electrical equipment”
“electrical equipment” means equipment for the generation, distribution or use of electricity; (outillage électrique)
“guarantor” means a person who gives a guarantee of isolation; (garant)
“guarded” means covered, shielded, fenced, enclosed or otherwise protected by means of suitable covers or casings, barriers, guardrails, screens, mats or platforms to remove the possibility of dangerous contact or approach by persons or objects; (protégé)
“isolated” means separated or disconnected from every source of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic or other kind of energy that is capable of making electrical equipment dangerous; (isolé)
- “person in charge”
“person in charge” means an employee who supervises employees performing work on or a live test of isolated electrical equipment. (responsable)
- SOR/88-632, s. 17(F);
- SOR/94-263, s. 14;
- SOR/98-427, s. 1.
8.2 This Part does not apply to the underground workings of mines.
- SOR/94-263, s. 15.
8.3 (1) The design, construction and installation of all electrical equipment shall meet the standards set out in the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, in so far as is reasonably practicable.
(2) The operation and maintenance of all electrical equipment shall meet the standards set out in the Canadian Electrical Code.
- SOR/94-263, s. 16.
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