Inspection and Testing
4.5 Every elevating device and every safety device attached thereto shall be inspected and tested by a qualified person to determine that the prescribed standards are met
(a) before the elevating device and the safety device attached thereto are placed in service;
(b) after an alteration to the elevating device or a safety device attached thereto; and
(c) once every 12 months.
4.6 (1) A record of each inspection and test made in accordance with section 4.5 shall
(a) be signed by the person who made the inspection and test;
(b) include the date of the inspection and test and the identification and location of the elevating device and safety device that were inspected and tested; and
(c) set out the observations of the person inspecting and testing the elevating device and safety device on the safety of the devices.
(2) Every record referred to in subsection (1) shall be made by the employer and kept by him in the work place in which the elevating device is located for a period of two years after the date on which it is signed in accordance with paragraph (1)(a).
Repair and Maintenance
4.7 Repair and maintenance of elevating devices or safety devices attached thereto shall be performed by a qualified person appointed by the employer.
BOILERS AND PRESSURE VESSELS
5.1 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.
- “Boiler Code”
“Boiler Code” means CSA Standard B51-97, Boiler, Pressure Vessel, and Pressure Piping Code, the English version of which is dated September 1997 and was amended in February 1998 and the French version of which is dated September 1998. (Code des chaudières)
- “high pressure boiler”
“high pressure boiler” means a boiler in which steam, gas or vapour is generated at more than one atmosphere of pressure or a boiler containing liquid that has a working pressure exceeding 1,100 kPa or an operating temperature exceeding 121°C. (chaudièreà haute pression)
“inspector” means a person recognized under the laws of any province or by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors as qualified to inspect boilers, pressure vessels and pressure piping systems. (inspecteur)
- “low pressure hot water boiler”
“low pressure hot water boiler” means a hot water boiler that has a pressure not exceeding 1,100 kPa and an operating temperature not exceeding 121°C. (chaudière à eau chaude basse pression)
- “low pressure organic fluid boiler”
“low pressure organic fluid boiler” means a boiler that contains an organic fluid, that has an operating temperature not exceeding 343°C and that has no valves or other obstructions to prevent circulation of the organic fluid between the boiler and an expansion tank that is fully vented to the atmosphere. (chaudière à basse pression contenant un hydrocarbure)
- “low pressure steam boiler”
“low pressure steam boiler” means a boiler that operates at a vapour pressure not exceeding of one atmosphere of pressure. (chaudière à vapeur basse pression)
- “low working pressure hot water boiler”
“low working pressure hot water boiler”[Repealed, SOR/2009-147, s. 5]
- “maximum allowable working pressure”
“maximum allowable working pressure” means the maximum working pressure that is specified by the manufacturer in the plans and specifications accepted and registered by the provincial authorities and that is set out in the record referred to in section 5.18. (pression de fonctionnement maximale autorisée)
- “maximum temperature”
“maximum temperature” means the maximum temperature that is specified by the manufacturer in the plans and specifications accepted and registered by the provincial authorities and that is set out in the record referred to in section 5.18. (température maximale)
- “NDT technician”
“NDT technician” means a person who performs nondestructive testing and who is certified to carry out such testing. (technicien END)
“pipeline” has the same meaning as in section 2 of the National Energy Board Act, but does not include boilers. (pipeline)
- “pressure piping system”
“pressure piping system” means an assembly of pipes, pipe fittings, valves, safety devices, pumps, compressors and other fixed equipment that contains a gas, vapour or liquid and is connected to a boiler or pressure vessel. (réseau de canalisations sous pression)
- “unfired boiler”
“unfired boiler” means a boiler in which steam or other vapour is generated by a source of heat other than combustion and includes an electric boiler. (chaudière sans combustion)
- “waste heat boiler”
“waste heat boiler” means an indirect-fired boiler that utilizes waste gases produced by the primary process to generate steam. (chaudière à récupération de chaleur)
- SOR/88-632, s. 9;
- SOR/2001-284, s. 1;
- SOR/2009-147, s. 5(E).
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