Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
Version of section 2.18 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-24:
2.18 (1) No employee shall climb a tower, an antenna or an antenna-supporting structure unless
(a) the employer has authorized the employee to do so;
(b) the employee has been trained and instructed in a safe method of climbing; and
(c) the employer has provided a fall-protection system in accordance with section 12.10.
(2) No employee shall climb or work on a tower, an antenna or an antenna-supporting structure
(a) when weather conditions are likely to be hazardous to the health or safety of the employee, except when the work is required to remove a hazard or to rescue an employee; or
(b) if the physical condition of the tower, antenna or antenna-supporting structure is likely to be hazardous to the health or safety of the employee.
- SOR/2000-374, s. 2
- SOR/2002-208, s. 41
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