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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 24 from 2021-06-04 to 2023-12-19:

  •  (1) Materials used to construct or install the deck covering in all crew accommodation must be approved under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and provide a non-slip surface impervious to moisture that is capable of being easily cleaned and maintained in a sanitary condition.

  • (2) If deck covering is made of composite materials, any joints must be profiled to avoid crevices.

  • (3) The deck covering in all crew accommodation must

    • (a) be kept free of grease, oil or any other slippery substance and any material or object that may create a hazard to an employee; and

    • (b) have sufficient drainage to remove any water that accumulates in the crew accommodation.

  • SOR/2021-122, s. 23

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