S-2.1, r. 4 - Safety Code for the construction industry

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3.10.16. Chain saw:
(1)  Chain brake: A portable power chain saw shall be equipped with a chain brake and with a device to operate the brake.
(2)  Vibrations: A portable power chain saw shall be equipped with a vibration insulation system on the front and back handles, designed and manufactured in such a way so that the operator’s control of the chain saw is not affected if an insulator happens to fail.
(3)  The employer shall ensure that the user of a chain saw:
(a)  starts the saw only when it is on a solid surface more than 3 m away from the place where it was filled with gas;
(b)  uses his saw while holding it with both hands and with his feet solidly set;
(c)  does not use the saw higher than shoulder level;
(d)  does not use his saw inside a closed building if the saw has an internal combustion motor;
(e)  stops the chain when he goes from one work site to another; and
(f)  adjusts and oils the saw only when the motor is stopped.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 3.10.16.