S-2.1, r. 17 - Regulation respecting forestry operations

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47. Loading of logs:
(1)  For any loading of logs:
(a)  a safety chain or wire rope shall be used for each pile of timber;
(b)  the system of stakes and the releasing control for the staking system shall be solidly constructed and approved;
(c)  the releasing control for the staking system shall be placed in a place where the operator does not risk being crushed by the load or any part of the load; and
(d)  the holding stakes shall be sufficiently long and strong enough to hold the load in such a way that the load shall not exceed the top of the stakes; logs or timber shall not be used.
(2)  If the logs are loaded into a box:
(a)  the load shall be of a height suitable for the condition of the roads and for the truck; and
(b)  the top part of the box shall have side racks which allow the operator to see the load and prevent any piece of timber from falling while the truck is being loaded or is moving.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 22, s. 47.