|Topic: Hoses & Pipes – Shielded||Issued by: V.P., WorkSafe Services|
|Statute: Regulation 91-191||Date Issued: September 8, 1997|
|Section: 253(1)(a)||Date Revised:|
253(1) An employer shall ensure that a hose or pipe containing a hazardous substance is
(a) shielded to prevent contact with an employee
Is this only when the pipe is hot, or is it all the time?
Only when a pipe or hose is hot, for example when filled with steam.
The wording in 77-1 was:
26(15) Steam hoses and pipes shall,
(a) be shielded to prevent personal contact