Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/86-304)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2017-06-20. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Section 6.6)

Levels of Lighting — General Areas

ItemColumn IColumn II
AreaLevel in lx
1BUILDING EXTERIORS
  • (a) Entrances and exits that are

  • (i) used frequently

100
  • (ii) used infrequently

50
  • (b) Passageways used by persons

  • (i) at vehicular intersections

30
  • (ii) at other locations

10
  • (c) Areas used by persons and mobile equipment in which there is

  • (i) a high or moderate level of activity

20
  • (ii) a low level of activity

10
  • (d) Storage areas in which there is

  • (i) a high or moderate level of activity

30
  • (ii) a low level of activity

10
2FIRST AID ROOMS
  • (a) in treatment and examination area

1 000
  • (b) in other areas

500
3FOOD PREPARATION AREAS 500
4PERSONAL SERVICE ROOMS 200
5BOILER ROOMS 200
6ROOMS IN WHICH PRINCIPAL HEATING, VENTILATION OR AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT IS INSTALLED 50
7EMERGENCY SHOWER FACILITIES AND EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT LOCATIONS 50
8PARKING AREAS
50
10
9LOBBIES AND ATRIA 100
  • SOR/89-515, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-525, s. 12.
 
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