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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 8.20 from 2019-06-25 to 2023-03-20:

  •  (1) Work must not be performed on any electrical equipment in an area if the following devices are found unless the device is connected to a common grounding network:

    • (a) a grounding bus,

    • (b) a station grounding network,

    • (c) a neutral conductor,

    • (d) temporary phase grounding, or

    • (e) a metal structure.

  • (2) If, after the connections are made, a safety ground is required to ensure the safety of an employee working on the electrical equipment, the safety ground shall be connected to the common grounding network.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 40
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