S-2.1, r. 13 - Regulation respecting occupational health and safety

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174. Manufacturer’s instruction manual: Every machine must have a corresponding manufacturer’s instruction manual including at least
(1)  the information needed to identify and communicate with the manufacturer;
(2)  a detailed description of the machine, its control actuators, its accessories, its means of protection, including, where applicable, the characteristics of each safety function, including the parameters regarding reliability, operational limits, indicators and warning signals;
(3)  a description of all the uses for which the machine is designed and, where applicable, the uses that are prohibited;
(4)  instructions and, where applicable, the training required to use the machine safely;
(5)  instructions for setting and adjusting the machine that may affect worker health and safety, where applicable;
(6)  a description of the personal protective equipment the wearing of which is recommended when using the machine, where applicable, including the information and training required to use that equipment;
(7)  the nature and frequency of inspection of the safety functions, where applicable;
(8)  the risks that remain following the implementation of means of protection.
If there is no manufacturer’s instruction manual or if the manual is incomplete, the elements specified in subparagraphs 2 to 8 of the first paragraph must be specified in writing by an engineer.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 174; O.C. 1112-2023, s. 3.
174. Permanent protector: A permanent protector is one that can only be removed with the assistance of a tool or is set in place permanently, for instance, by being welded.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 174.