CSA Releases New Z91-17 Health and Safety Code for Suspended Equipment Operations
The Canadian Standards Association has published the new Z91-17 Standard entitled “Health and safety code for suspended equipment operations”.
Key changes in this edition include
a) updated requirements for davits;
b) clarification of requirements for portable equipment;
c) updated training requirements;
d) updated figures throughout the document to enhance readability;
e) requirements for rigging over building guards (particularly glass railings); and
f) inclusion of a new informative annex on the relationship between this Standard and rope access methods.
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