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Nova Scotia Fire Safety
This material has been extracted from the Acts and Regulations of the Province to help students understand the subject. It is not an official source of information and must not be used for any other purpose.
The following is copyright © 2009, Province of Nova Scotia
Occupational Health and Safety Act
S.N.S. 1996, c. 7
Fire protection and escape
25 (1) An employer shall ensure that adequate fire protection is provided in the workplace.
(2) An employer shall maintain and service the fire protection equipment required in subsection (1) in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
(3) In determining the type and quantity of fire protection required in subsection (1), an employer shall consider
(a) where the workplace is an occupied or enclosed structure, the Fire Prevention Act; or
(b) where the workplace is a project, Part 8 of the Nova Scotia Building Code under the Building Code Act.
(4) Subject to the Fire Prevention Act, unless each person present in the workplace has suitable keys to all doors that are required to be open to exit the premises, no person shall lock, bolt or bar a door while a person is present in the workplace, if doing so would prevent a person from exiting a work area.
(5) The requirements of subsection (4) do not apply to a room in which a legally restrained person is located and other means of protection from fire are provided.
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