Amendments to the Regulations for Construction Projects (O.Reg. 213/91) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
O. Reg. 627/05
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.
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.
Workplace Insurance, Health and Safety Policy Branch
12th Floor, 400 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M7A 1T7
January 1, 2006