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

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176. Modifications to a machine: A modification to a machine that may have an impact on worker health and safety must be carried out under the supervision of an engineer and the safety of the modification must be certified by that engineer.
For the purposes of the first paragraph, modification means a modification that, without being provided for by the manufacturer, is intended to change the purpose of a machine, incorporate it into a group of machines, add or delete a function, change its performance or operating mode, or implement means of protection that affect its safety functions.
The installation of interchangeable equipment or tools as provided for by the manufacturer of the equipment or tools is not deemed to be a modification.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 176; O.C. 1112-2023, s. 3.
176. Interlocked protector: An interlocked protector equipped with an interlocking device shall have the following characteristics:
(1)  it remains in place and is interlocked as long as the machine or its dangerous parts remain in operation;
(2)  it makes it impossible to start the machine or to operate its dangerous parts for as long as it has not been restored to its place and reactivated;
(3)  it does not cause the machine or its dangerous parts to be restarted once it is restored to its place and reactivated.
O.C. 885-2001, s. 176.