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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 132 from 2010-06-03 to 2021-06-03:

  •  (1) A persons transfer apparatus on a vessel must not be used or operated in the following circumstances:

    • (a) with a load in excess of the load that it was designed and installed to move safely; or

    • (b) when the roll of the vessel is more than the maximum roll for the safe operation of the persons transfer apparatus recommended by the manufacturer.

  • (2) A persons transfer apparatus must not be used or placed in service while any safety device attached to it is inoperative.

  • (3) A safety device attached to a persons transfer apparatus must not be altered, interfered with or rendered inoperative.

  • (4) Subsections (2) and (3) do not apply in respect of a persons transfer apparatus or a safety device that is being inspected, tested, repaired or maintained by a qualified person.

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