46. The wearing of protective shoes with flexible, non-slip soles and complying with CAN/CSA standard Z195, Personal Protective Equipment ─ Protective Footwear ISO 20345, or NF EN ISO 17249, Safety Footwear with Resistance to Chain Saw Cutting, is mandatory for every worker exposed to foot injuries incurred in the following cases:
(1) by perforation;
(2) by the falling of heavy, burning or sharp objects;
(3) by contact with molten metal or hot or corrosive liquids.
Despite the first paragraph, when a chain saw is being used, the wearing of protective footwear for chain saw operators complying with CAN/CSA Z195-02, Protective Footwear, or NF EN ISO 17249, Safety Footwear with Resistance to Chain Saw Cutting, is required.
O.C. 499-2013, s. 46; 56-2021O.C. 56-2021, s. 611.