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Lockout

Last updated: April 2018

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The following are the references to the provincial and federal legislation where you will find information about lockout procedures for the different jurisdictions in Canada. Since legislation interpretation and enforcement varies by jurisdiction, contact your jurisdiction as listed in Canadian Governmental Occupational Health & Safety Departments (http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/information/govt.html). This document links to the main legislative reference sections that refer to lockouts, switches and machine guards.

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OSH ANSWERS

Electrical Safety - Basic Information

Inspection Checklists - Sample Checklist for Manufacturing Facilities

Canada

As made under the Canada Labour Code, Part II, R.S.C. 1985, c. L-2

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, SOR/86-304

Part I

Section 1.2, Interpretation (definition)

Section 8.13, Isolation of Electrical Equipment

Section 8.23, Switches and Control Devices

Section 11.4, Confined Space Entry

Section 13.16, Use, Operation, Repair and Maintenance of Machine Guards

Section 18.9, Dive Plan

See also:

Part XIX, Hazard Prevention Program

Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, SOR/2011-87

Part 3, Electrical Safety

Section 3.6

Coal Mines (CBDC) Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/90-97

Section 2, Interpretation

Part II, Safe Occupancy of the Work Place

Section 49

Maritime Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/2010-120

Part 13, Work Permit

Section 167, Contents

Section 168, Requirements

Part 14, Confined Spaces

Section 173, Additional Requirements for the Issuance of a Work Permit

Part 15, Electrical Safety

Section 179, Switches and Control Devices

Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/87-612

Part I, General

Section 1.1, Interpretation

Section 9.11 Control Devices, Switches, Cords and Cables

Part XII, Confined Spaces

Section 12.2, General

On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, SOR/87-184

Part V, Electrical Safety

Section 5.1, Interpretation

Section 5.3, Switches and Control Devices

As made under Nuclear Safety and Control Act,

Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations, SOR/2000-207

Interpretation and Application

Section 1, Interpretation

Section 30, Obligations of Licensees

As made under Territorial Lands Act,

Canada Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Regulations, C.R.C., c. 1517

Section 90, Rotary Drilling Rig

Alberta

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. O-2,

Occupational Health and Safety Code, 2009

Part 15, Managing the Control of Hazardous Energy

Part 22, Safeguards

Section 310, Safeguards

Section 311, Tampering with safeguards

Section 312, No safeguards

Section 317, Machine failure

Part 31, Diving Operations

Section 437, Intakes, pipes and tunnels

See also:

Occupational Health and Safety Code Explanation Guide 2009

British Columbia

As made under Workers Compensation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 492,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, B.C. Reg. 296/97

Part 10, De-energization and Lockout

Manitoba

As made under Workplace Safety and Health Act, R.S.M. 1987, c. W210

Workplace Safety and Health Regulation, Man. Reg. 217/2006

Part 15, Confined Spaces

Section 15.2, Safe work procedures

Part 16, Machines, Tools and Robots

Division 1

Section 16.2, Safe work procedures

Machine and tool safety

Section 16.5, Safeguards required

Section 16.6, Alternative mechanism

Section 16.7, Removing a safeguard

Section 16.8, Operating controls

Lockout

Section 16.14, Locking out - safety precautions

Section 16.15, Removing a lock

Section 16.16, Lock and key process

Section 16.17, Control of more than one machine

Section 16.18, Transitional: continued use of tag-out system

Part 23, Cranes and Hoists

Overhead Cranes

Section 23.26, Positive lockout system

Part 38, Electrical Safety

Section 38.2, Safe work procedures

Section 38.6, Equipment location and protection

Section 38.12, High voltage switch gear

Section 38.13, Switch not to be locked in closed position

Section 38.14, Electrical equipment must be de-energized

Section 38.15, Application

Mining:

As made under Workplace Safety and Health Act, R.S.M. 1987, c. W210

Operation of Mines Regulation, Man. Reg. 212/2011

Part 8, Protection Near Machinery

Section 8.1, Application

Part 11, Use of Electricity

Section 11.8, Electrical equipment must be de-energized

New Brunswick

As made under Occupational Health and Safety Act, A.N.B. 1983, c. O-0.2

General Regulation - Occupational Health and Safety Act, N.B. Reg. 91-191

Part XVI, Mechanical Safety

Section 239, Lock out

Section 240

Section 242, Safeguards

Section 243

Section 261

Part XVII, Confined Space

Section 263

Part XVIII, Welding, Cutting, Burning and Soldering

Section 278, Welding on Containers

Part XIX, Electrical Safety

Section 287.3

Section 287.6

Section 292

See also:

Lockout

Newfoundland and Labrador

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.N.L. 1990, c. O-3

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012, N.L.R. 5/12

Part IX, De-energization and Lockout

Northwest Territories

As made under the Safety Act, R.S.N.W.T. 1988, c. S-1

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, R-039-2015

Section 147, Locking out

Section 148, Maintaining machines in motion

As made under the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Act,

Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations, R-006-93

Part I, Boilers, Pressure Vessels, Pressure Pipings and Plants

Plants

Section 27.1

Mining:

As made under the Mine Health and Safety Act,

Mine Health and Safety Regulations, R-125-95

Part X, Mechanical Equipment

Nova Scotia

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, S.N.S. 1996, c. 7,

Occupational Safety General Regulations, N.S. Reg. 44/99

Part 6, Lock-out

Part 8, Mechanical Safety

Section 87, Safeguards

Part 10, Welding, Cutting, Burning and Soldering

Section 115

Part 12, Confined Space Entry

Section 130, Assessment and written procedures

Nunavut

As made under Safety Act, R.S.N.W.T. 1988, c. S-1,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, R-003-2016

Part 10, Machine Safety

Section 147, Locking out

Section 148, Maintaining machines in motion

Mining:

As made under Mine Health and Safety Act (Nunavut), S.N.W.T, 1994, c. 25,

Mine Health and Safety Regulations, R-125-95

Part X, Mechanical Equipment

Section 10.05

Section 10.20

Section 10.21, Lock-Out Procedures

Section 10.22, Locks and Tags

Section 10.23, Procedure Before Work Recommences

Section 10.71, Safe Location

Section 10.78, Electrical Equipment

Section 11.97, Hoisting Suspended During Shaft Work

Section 13.08

Section 14.46, Blasting from Power or Lighting Circuits

Ontario

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1,

Construction Projects, O. Reg. 213/91

Part II, General Construction

Tower Cranes

Section 165

Electrical Hazards

Section 186

Section 190

Section 194

Part V, Work in Compressed Air

Air Locks and Work Chambers

Sections 372 and 373

Health Care and Residential Facilities, O. Reg. 67/93

Restricted Spaces

Section 42

Section 50

Electrical Equipment

Section 66

Confined Spaces

Section 71

Industrial Establishments, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 851

Part I, Safety Regulations

Machine Guarding

Section 42

Maintenance and Repairs

Section 76

Mining:

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1,

Mines and Mining Plants, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 854

Part IV, Protection of Workers

Section 82

Section 84

Part VIII, Mechanical

Section 196

Prince Edward Island

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, S.P.E.I. 2004, c. 42,

Occupational Health and Safety Act General Regulations, EC180/87

Part 13, Confined Space

Section 13.2, Conditions for entry of confined space

Part 30, Mechanical Safety

Section 30.6, Lock-out

Section 30.7, Servicing

Section 30.10, Removing and rendering ineffective safeguards

Section 30.19, Prohibitions

Sections 36.6 - 36.8, De-energized procedures

Section 36.9, Re-energized procedures

Section 36.14, Access to switching devices

Section 36.37, Denergizing responsibility

Section 36.38, Procedure

Section 36.39, Re-energized procedures

Section 36.42, Service switch lock

Section 37.15, Procedure

Section 40.9, Internal cleaning procedure

Section 40.10, Mixing apparatus shut off

Section 40.11, Cleaning procedure, tanks used for hazardous liquids

Quebec

Act Respecting Occupational Health and Safety, R.S.Q., c. S-2.1

Regulation respecting occupational health and safety, R.R.Q., c. S-2.1, r.19.01 O.C. 885-2001

Division XXI, Machines

Section 174, Permanent protector

Section 175, Interlocking protector

Section 176, Interlocked protector

Section 177, An automatic closing protector

Section 178, Adjustable protector

Section 179, Sensor device

Section 180, Two-hand control

Section 181, Multiple two-hand control

Section 182, Controlling the danger zone

Section 183, Equivalent safety precautions

Section 184, Installation

Section 187, Characteristics of a protector

Section 188, Spare part

Section 189, Control devices and switches

Section 190, Start and stop switches

Section 191, Warning device

Section 192, Emergency stop

Section 193, Group of machines

Section 201, Protectors and protective devices

Section 216, Power shut-off mechanism

Section 217, Start-up

Section 220, Purge valve

Section 221, Pressure detector

Section 222, Anti-repetition device

Section 223, Single action mechanism

Section 226, Safety precautions

Division XXII, Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools

Section 236, Position of trigger

Section 237, Air supply inlet valve control

Section 239, Protectors and protective device

Section 240, Safety precautions

Section 270, Emergency stop

Regulation respecting occupational health and safety in mines, R.R.Q., c. S-2.1, r.19.1 O.C. 213-93

Division VI, Motorized Vehicles

Section 208

Section 211

Section 220

Sections 249 - 252

Section 320

Section 330

Division VIII, Various Installations

Section 350

Section 353

Division IX, Special Provisions for Certain Types of Work

Section 404.1

Section 457

Section 461

Division XI, Electricity

Section 477

Sections 507 - 522

Regulation respecting safety and health in foundry works, c. S-2.1, r.20

Division V, Cupola furnaces

Section 48, Locked of control switch

Division X, Mould and core ovens

Section 85, Door characteristics

Section 87, Door Inspection

Division XI, Heating or thermal treatment furnaces

Section 101, Control switch opening

Division XII, Material handling in foundries

Section 104, Locking devices

Division XIV, Equipment for the cleaning and finishing of castings

Section 132, Barrel locking

Safety Code, R.R.Q., c. B-1.1, r.0.01.01.1 O.C. 964-2002

Part VI Chapter VI - Petroleum Equipment Installation

Division VIII, Provisions Applicable to High-risk Petroleum Equipment

Sections 175 - 176

Sections 185 - 186

Sections 196

Regulation respecting rail safety, R.R.Q., c. S-3.3, r.2 O.C. 1401-2000

Division VI, Switches and Derails

Sections 33 - 38

Safety Code for the Construction Industry, R.R.Q. 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6

Division II, General Provisions

Section 2.11.6, Switch

Section 2.15.7.2.2, Overload protection device

Division IV, Handling and Use of Explosives

Section 4.4.1

Section 4.8.4

Saskatchewan

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993, R.S.S. 1993, c. O-1.1,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996, R.R.S., c. O-1, r. 1

Part X, Machine Safety

Section 139, Locking Out

Section 192, Aerial devices and elevating work platforms

Section 246, Protection during maintenance or repair

Section 270, Requirements before hazardous confined space is entered

Section 275, Piping discharging hazardous substances

Section 464, Grounding of equipment before work begins

Yukon

As made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.Y. 2002, c. 159,

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, O.I.C. 2006/178

Part 3, Lockout

Standards

CSA Z142-10 (R2014), Code for power press operation: Health, safety, and safeguarding requirements

CSA Z142-02 (R2007), Code for Power Press Operation: Health, Safety, and Guarding Requirements

CSA Z142-M90 (R2000), Code for Punch Press and Brake Press Operation: Health, Safety and Guarding Requirements

CSA Z142-1976, Code for the Guarding of Punch Presses at Point of Operation

CSA Z432-04 (R2014), Safeguarding of machinery

CSA Z432-94, Safeguarding of Machinery

CSA Z460-13, Control of hazardous energy - Lockout and other methods

CSA Z460-05 (R2010), Control of hazardous energy - Lockout and other methods