9.24 Every employer shall provide potable water for drinking, personal washing and food preparation that meets the standards set out in the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality 1978, published by authority of the Minister of National Health and Welfare.
9.25 Where it is necessary to transport water for drinking, personal washing or food preparation, only sanitary portable water containers shall be used.
9.26 Where a portable storage container for drinking water is used,
(a) the container shall be securely covered and closed;
(b) the container shall be used only for the purpose of storing potable water;
(c) the container shall not be stored in a toilet room; and
(d) the water shall be drawn from the container by
(i) a tap,
(ii) a ladle used only for the purpose of drawing water from the container, or
(iii) any other means that precludes the contamination of the water.
9.27 Except where drinking water is supplied by a drinking fountain, sanitary single-use drinking cups shall be provided.
9.28 Any ice that is added to drinking water or used for the contact refrigeration of foodstuffs shall
(a) be made from potable water; and
(b) be so stored and handled as to prevent contamination.
9.29 Where drinking water is supplied by a drinking fountain, the fountain shall meet the standards set out in ARI Standard 1010-82, Standard for Drinking-Fountains and Self-Contained, Mechanically-Refrigerated Drinking-Water Coolers, dated 1982.
9.30 All field accommodation shall meet the following standards:
(a) it shall be located on well-drained ground;
(b) it shall be so constructed that it can easily be cleaned and disinfected;
(c) the food preparation area and lunch room shall be separated from the sleeping quarters;
(d) where a water plumbing system is provided, the system shall operate under sanitary conditions;
(e) garbage disposal facilities shall be provided to prevent the accumulation of garbage;
(f) toilet rooms shall be maintained in a sanitary condition; and
(g) vermin prevention, heating, ventilation and sanitary sewage systems shall be provided.
- SOR/94-263, s. 27(F).
9.31 (1) Living quarters provided
(a) in any fixed accommodation shall comprise
(i) for a single occupant, a space of at least 18 m3, and
(ii) where there is more than one occupant, 18 m3 plus 12 m3 for each additional occupant; and
(b) in any mobile accommodation shall comprise
(i) for a single occupant, a space of at least 12 m3, and
(ii) where there is more than one occupant, 12 m3 plus 8 m3 for each additional occupant.
(2) The living quarters referred to in subsection (1) shall have no floor dimension that is less than 1.5 m.
(3) Toilet rooms and locker rooms shall not be counted in the calculation made in accordance with subsection (1).
- SOR/88-632, s. 34(F).
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