S-2.1, r. 13 - Regulation respecting occupational health and safety

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348. Fall arrest connecting device: A fall arrest connecting device shall be composed of one or more of the following equipment, including at least the equipment provided for in paragraph 1 or 2:
(1)  a shock absorber and a lanyard complying with CAN/CSA Standard Z259.11 Shock Absorbers and Lanyards. The lifeline, including the shock absorber, shall have a maximum length of 2 m;
(2)  a self retracting lanyard complying with CAN/CSA Standard Z259.2.2 Self-Retracting Devices;
(3)  a rope grab complying with CSA Standard Z259.2.5 Fall Arresters and Vertical Lifelines or CSA Standard Z259.2.4 Fall Arresters and Vertical Rigid Rails;
(4)  a vertical lifeline complying with CSA Standard Z259.2.5 Fall Arresters and Vertical Lifelines or CSA Standard Z259.2.4 Fall Arresters and Vertical Rigid Rails, which shall never be directly in contact with a sharp edge and shall
(a)  be used by one person only;
(b)  be less than 90 m in length;
(c)  be free of defects, knots and splices, except at the terminations of the lifeline;
(5)  a connecting component, such as a spring hook, D-ring or snap hook in compliance with CAN/CSA Standard Z259.12 Connecting Components for Personal Fall Arrest Systems.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 348; 1411-2018O.C. 1411-2018, s. 28.
348. Anchorage point: The anchorage point for a safety harness lifeline shall be attached in one of the following ways:
(1)  be anchored to some point with a tensile strength at break of at least 18 kN;
(2)  be attached to a sliding sleeve in compliance with the CAN/CSA Z259.2-M1979 standard Fall-arresting Devices, Personal Lowering Devices and Life Lines;
(3)  be attached to a horizontal lifeline and anchorage point system, designed by an engineer, as demonstrated by a plan or certification available on the premises where such work is performed.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 348.