Regulation - LGIC

Amendments to the Regulations for Construction Projects (O.Reg. 213/91) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Regulation Number(s):
O. Reg. 627/05
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Summary of Decision:
The provisions regarding multi-tiered loads and the new Electrical Utility Safety Rules come into force on January 1, 2006. The remaining electrical provisions will come into force on April 1, 2006.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
December 13, 2005
Summary of Proposal:
The amendments update existing requirements for working safely on or near energized equipment, installations and conductors; reference the new Electrical Utility Safety Rules published by the Electrical & Utilities Safety Association of Ontario; and provide for the hoisting of multi-tiered loads of structural steel under certain conditions.
Contact Address:
Workplace Insurance, Health and Safety Policy Branch
12th Floor, 400 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M7A 1T7
Effective Date:
January 1, 2006