O. Reg. 88/13: CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r13088
Published: 2013-03-01

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ontario regulation 88/13

made under the

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Made: January 23, 2013
Filed: March 1, 2013
Published on e-Laws: March 4, 2013
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 16, 2013


Amending O. Reg. 213/91

(CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS)

1. Subsection 150 (1) of Ontario Regulation 213/91 is revoked and the following substituted:

(1) Subject to subsection (2), no worker shall operate a crane or similar hoisting device unless the worker holds a certificate of qualification issued under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, that is not suspended, or the worker is an apprentice and is working pursuant to a training agreement registered under that Act, that is not suspended, in the trade of,

(a) hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 1, if the worker is operating a crane or similar hoisting device capable of raising, lowering or moving any material that weighs more than 30,000 pounds;

(b) hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 1 or hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 2, if the worker is operating a crane or similar hoisting device capable of raising, lowering or moving only material that weighs more than 16,000 pounds but no more than 30,000 pounds; or

(c) hoisting engineer — tower crane operator, if the worker is operating a tower crane. 

2. Clauses 182 (1) (a) and (b) of the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

(a) the worker holds a certificate of qualification issued under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, that is not suspended, in the trade of,

(i) electrician — construction and maintenance, or

(ii) electrician — domestic and rural, if the worker is performing work that is limited to the scope of practice for that trade; or

(b) the worker is otherwise permitted to connect, maintain or modify electrical equipment or installations under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 or the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000. 

3. Subsections 359 (2) and (4) of the Regulation are revoked.

Commencement

4. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day section 103 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 comes into force and the day it is filed.