S-2.1, r. 4 - Safety Code for the construction industry

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3.9.3. Materials:
(1)  Materials used for scaffolding shall be free from any defects which might impair their resistance.
(2)  The lumber used for scaffolding shall be:
(a)  in good condition, composed of long non-breaking fibres and free from any defect which might impair its strength;
(b)  of a quality equivalent to No. 1 spruce;
(c)  barked, if it is rough timber; and
(d)  without paint or any opaque coating.
(3)  The metal parts of a scaffolding shall:
(a)  not be weakened by rust, nor by any corrosive material; and
(b)  if tubular elements are used, not be weakened by the effects of cold or heat.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. S-2.1, r. 6, s. 3.9.3; O.C. 53-90, s. 8; O.C. 329-94, s. 43.