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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 8.4 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) All testing or work performed on electrical equipment shall be performed by a qualified person or an employee under the direct supervision of a qualified person.

  • (2) Where the electrical equipment has a voltage in excess of 5,200 V between any two conductors or in excess of 3,000 V between any conductor and ground,

    • (a) the qualified person or the employee referred to in subsection (1) shall use such insulated protection equipment and tools as will protect him from injury during the performance of the work; and

    • (b) the employee referred to in subsection (1) shall be instructed and trained in the use of the insulated protection equipment and tools.

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