10.13 No employer shall require an employee to operate self-propelled rolling stock unless the employee is capable of operating the rolling stock safely.
10.14 Any repair, modification or replacement of a part of any rolling stock shall not decrease the safety of the rolling stock or part.
Transporting and Positioning of Employees
10.15 Rolling stock shall not be used for transporting or positioning an employee unless the rolling stock is designed for that purpose.
10.16 Where seating is provided for employees on rolling stock, it shall be securely installed and, where reasonably practicable, upholstered with a material that breathes.
- SOR/95-105, s. 44(F).
10.17 The floor and the cab and other occupied parts of rolling stock shall, in so far as is reasonably practicable, be kept free of any grease, oil, ice, materials, tools or equipment that may cause an employee to slip or trip.
- SOR/95-105, s. 45.
10.18 Where rolling stock is fuelled in a work place, the fuelling shall be done in accordance with the instructions given by the employer pursuant to paragraph 10.12(1)(b) in a place where the vapours from the fuel are readily dissipated.
10.19 Where tools, tool boxes or spare parts are carried on rolling stock, they shall be securely stored.
Storage of Materials
10.20 (1) All materials, goods and things shall be stored and placed in rolling stock in such a manner that the maximum safe load-carrying capacity of the floor of the rolling stock or other supporting structures is not exceeded.
(2) No materials, goods or things shall be stored or placed in rolling stock in a manner that may
(a) reduce the distribution of light;
(b) obstruct or encroach on corridors or exits;
(c) impede the safe operation of the rolling stock;
(d) obstruct the ready access to or the use and operation of fire protection equipment;
(e) interfere with the operation of fixed fire protection equipment; or
(f) be hazardous to the safety or health of any employee.
General Requirements for Machine Guards
10.21 (1) Every machine on rolling stock that has exposed moving, rotating, electrically charged or hot parts or that processes, transports or handles material that constitutes a hazard to an employee shall be equipped with a machine guard that
(a) prevents the employee or any part of his body from coming into contact with the parts or material;
(b) prevents access by the employee to the area of exposure to the hazard during the operation of the machine; or
(c) makes the machine inoperative if the employee or any part of his clothing is in or near a part of the machine that is likely to cause injury.
(2) To the extent that is reasonably practicable, a machine guard referred to in subsection (1) shall not be removable.
(3) A machine guard shall be so constructed, installed and maintained that it meets the requirements of subsection (1).
- SOR/95-105, s. 46(F).
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