S-2.1, r. 4 - Safety Code for the construction industry
2.7.2. Characteristics of covered passage: The covered passage shall:
(a) have a clear height of at least 2.1 m;
(b) have a clear width of at least 1.5 m or equal to the width of the sidewalk, whichever is less;
(c) be so designed and built as to support safely any load which may be reasonably applied to it. However, the passage shall be able to support a load at least 2,400 N/m2 applied on the roof;
(d) have a weatherproof roof sloped towards the site;
(e) be totally enclosed on the site side and present a smooth surface on the inside of the passage;
(f) have a guardrail of 1,070 mm in height on the street side, when the passage is supported on posts on this side; and
(g) be sufficiently lighted when the street is lighted.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 2.7.2; O.C. 35-2001, s. 3.