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

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3.4.3. Portable fire extinguishers: Portable fire extinguishers shall be placed:
(a)  in any workshop;
(b)  in any storage building for combustible materials or flammable liquids;
(c)  in places where welding or cutting operations with a torch are being carried on and for a reasonable time thereafter;
(d)  where temporary oil or gas-fired heat generators are used;
(e)  during the use of a tar or asphalt kettle;
(f)  during the storage or handling of flammable liquids; and
(g)  near the exits on each storey having a floor area of 500 m2 or less in a building where construction works are in progress, and an additional portable fire extinguisher for each additional 500 m2 of floor area or any fraction thereof.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 3.4.3; O.C. 329-94, s. 31.