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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/86-304)

Regulations are current to 2019-07-01 and last amended on 2019-06-25. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE I(Section 6.4)

Levels of Lighting in Office Areas

ItemColumn IColumn II
Task position or areaLevel in lx
1DESK WORK
  • (a) Task positions at which cartography, designing, drafting, plan-reading or other very difficult visual tasks are performed blank line

1 000
  • (b) Task positions at which business machines are operated or stenography, accounting, typing, filing, clerking, billing, continuous reading or writing or other difficult visual tasks are performed blank line

500
2OTHER OFFICE WORK
Conference and interview rooms, file storage areas, switchboard or reception areas or other areas where ordinary visual tasks are performed blank line300
3SERVICE AREAS
  • (a) Stairways and corridors that are

  • (i) used frequentlyblank line

100
  • (ii) used infrequentlyblank line

50
  • (b) Stairways that are used only in emergencies blank line

30
  • SOR/89-515, s. 1
 
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