2.10.13.Personal floatation device and life jacket:
(1) Any worker working above or near water must wear an individual floatation device or a life jacket during water transportation aboard an open boat or on the deck of a boat or in the case of a measure provided for in the rescue plan referred to in subparagraph 4 of the first paragraph of section 11.1. The foregoing also applies to a rescue attendant performing a rescue operation on water;
(2) a personal floatation device or a life jacket must
(a) be of the right size;
(b) be designed so as to keep head and face above water;
(c) enable to float without limb effort;
(d) be bright in colour and equipped with reflecting strips visible when in water;
(e) have a minimum floatability of 150 N (33 lbs) that is assured by buoyant materials or by an automatic inflation system activated by immersion;
(f) be approved by Transport Canada or by a body recognized by Transport Canada, as evidenced by the tag or approval stamp affixed to it.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 2.10.13; O.C. 329-94, s. 15; O.C. 513-2015, s. 3.