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Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009

ONTARIO REGULATION 275/11

Scope of Practice — Trades in the Construction Sector

Consolidation Period: From September 22, 2016 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 318/16.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

CONTENTS

1.

Architectural glass and metal technician

2.

Brick and stone mason

3.

Cement (concrete) finisher

5.

Concrete pump operator

6.

Construction boilermaker

7.

Construction craft worker

8.

Construction millwright

9.

Drywall, acoustic and lathing applicator

10.

Drywall finisher and plasterer

11.

Electrician — construction and maintenance

12.

Electrician — domestic and rural

13.

Exterior insulated finish systems mechanic

14.

Floor covering installer

15.

General carpenter

16.

Hazardous materials worker

17.

Heat and frost insulator

18.

Heavy equipment operator — dozer

19.

Heavy equipment operator — excavator

20.

Heavy equipment operator — tractor loader backhoe

21.

Hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 1

22.

Hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 2

23.

Hoisting engineer — tower crane operator

24.

Ironworker — generalist

25.

Ironworker — structural and ornamental

26.

Native residential construction worker

27.

Painter and decorator — commercial and residential

28.

Painter and decorator — industrial

29.

Plumber

30.

Powerline technician

31.

Precast concrete erector

32.

Precast concrete finisher

33.

Refractory mason

34.

Refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanic

35.

Reinforcing rodworker

36.

Residential air conditioning systems mechanic

37.

Residential (low rise) sheet metal installer

38.

Restoration mason

39.

Roofer

40.

Sheet metal worker

41.

Sprinkler and fire protection installer

42.

Steamfitter

43.

Terrazzo, tile and marble setter

 

Architectural glass and metal technician

1. The scope of practice for the trade of architectural glass and metal technician includes the following:

1. Laying out, fabricating, assembling and installing door and window frames, store fronts, wall facings, curtain walls, partitions, architectural glass fronts, auto glass and specialty glass, plastic and related products.

2. Cutting, fitting and installing glass in frames by means of seals, sealants and fasteners.

3. Installing window and door operators and related hardware.

4. Reading and interpreting designs, drawings, diagrams, specifications and manufacturers’ literature relating to the work described in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 1.

Brick and stone mason

2. The scope of practice for the trade of brick and stone mason includes the following:

1. Constructing, erecting, installing and repairing with brick, concrete block, insulation and other masonry units, walls, arches, paving, floors, fireplaces, chimneys, smoke-stacks and other structures.

2. Cutting and trimming all brick, concrete block and other masonry units by hand tools and power activated equipment.

3. Laying firebrick and other refractory materials to walls, arches and floors in the construction of furnaces or to lining furnaces and retorts or to enclosing boilers, tanks and heat treating furnaces.

4. Comprehensive knowledge of tools to perform in the trade.

5. Reading and interpreting blueprints, sketches, specifications, codes and manufacturers’ literature used in the layout and erection of a structure.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 2.

Cement (concrete) finisher

3. The scope of practice for the trade of cement (concrete) finisher includes the following:

1. Placing and levelling concrete.

2. Curing and sealing concrete.

3. Repairing and replacing concrete.

4. Performing speciality concrete work.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 3.

4. Revoked: O. Reg. 94/13, s. 1.

Concrete pump operator

5. The scope of practice for the trade of concrete pump operator includes the following:

1. Co-ordinating the placement of ready-mix concrete through a pump at the work site.

2. Setting up the concrete delivery system.

3. Monitoring the movement of the concrete to the pour location.

4. Resolving issues related to the movement of pumpable concrete.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 5.

Construction boilermaker

6. The scope of practice for the trade of construction boilermaker includes fabricating, assembling, installing, constructing, erecting, altering, maintaining, repairing, disassembling, demolishing or testing any of the following systems or equipment, or any of their component parts or access assemblies, that are intended for industrial purposes and that are made of plate metal, structural metal or fibreglass:

1. Boilers.

2. Economizers.

3. Air heaters.

4. Downcomers.

5. Process equipment.

6. Tanks, bins, hoppers and vats.

7. Pressure vessels.

8. Heat exchangers.

9. Condensers.

10. Permanently situated industrial fans.

11. Calandria.

12. Containment structures.

13. Pollution control systems.

14. Duct systems.

15. Furnaces.

16. Water towers and reservoirs.

17. Penstocks.

18. Scroll casings.

19. Flue gas stacks.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 6.

Construction craft worker

7. The scope of practice for the trade of construction craft worker includes the following:

1. Reading and applying basic blue prints, drawings and layouts.

2. Operating hand and power tools.

3. Working with stationary equipment.

4. Stripping and handling materials.

5. Performing form setting.

6. Rigging and hoisting materials and equipment.

7. Erecting and dismantling scaffolding.

8. Placing concrete.

9. Selecting and installing temporary and permanent barriers and fencing.

10. Backfilling and compacting sites.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 7.

Construction millwright

8. The scope of practice for the trade of construction millwright includes the initial installation of industrial mechanical machinery and equipment by performing the following:

1. Installing, maintaining, retrofitting and removing conveyor systems and other manufacturing equipment.

2. Assembling or disassembling turbines and generators in power plants.

3. Performing precision work in nuclear plants.

4. Rigging and moving heavy equipment and machinery.

5. Placing, setting and aligning heavy equipment.

6. Welding.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 8.

Drywall, acoustic and lathing applicator

9. The scope of practice for the trade of drywall, acoustic and lathing applicator includes the following:

1. Installing exterior metal framing and sheeting.

2. Installing interior framing, wall systems, sheeting, mouldings, lathing products and furring.

3. Installing thermal, fire, sound and vapour barrier insulation and sealants.

4. Installing moulded and cast forms.

5. Installing acoustical wall and ceiling panels and interior window frames, door frames and fixtures.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 9.

Drywall finisher and plasterer

10. The scope of practice for the trade of drywall finisher and plasterer includes the following:

1. Surfacing, taping and finishing wallboard.

2. Applying special coatings.

3. Carrying out interior base and finish plastering.

4. Fabricating cast cornices and mouldings.

5. Installing cornice and ornamental plaster moulding, including prefabricated cornice and ornamental plaster moulding.

6. Applying exterior cement plaster or aggregate.

7. Repairing drywall taping and plaster.

8. Installing exterior insulated finishing systems.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 10.

Electrician — construction and maintenance

11. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of electrician — construction and maintenance includes the following:

1. Laying out, assembling, installing, repairing, maintaining, connecting or testing electrical fixtures, apparatus, control equipment and wiring for systems of alarm, communication, light, heat or power in buildings or other structures.

2. Planning proposed installations from blueprints, sketches or specifications and installing panel boards, switch boxes, pull boxes and other related electrical devices.

3. Measuring, cutting, threading, bending, assembling and installing conduits and other types of electrical conductor enclosures that connect panels, boxes, outlets and other related electrical devices.

4. Installing brackets, hangers or equipment for supporting electrical equipment.

5. Installing in or drawing electrical conductors through conductor enclosures.

6. Preparing conductors for splicing of electrical connections, securing conductor connections by soldering or other mechanical means and reinsulating and protecting conductor connections.

7. Testing electrical equipment for proper function.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 11 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of electrician — construction and maintenance does not include work performed by a person who is permanently employed in an industrial plant at a limited purpose occupation in the electrical trade.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 11 (2).

Electrician — domestic and rural

12. The scope of practice for the trade of electrician — domestic and rural is the same as the scope of practice of an electrician — construction and maintenance, but is limited to the following:

1. Work in the construction, erection, repair, remodelling or alteration of,

i. houses or multiple dwelling buildings containing six or fewer dwellings, or

ii. buildings or structures used for farming.

2. The performance of maintenance to electrical equipment,

i. in houses or multiple dwelling buildings containing six or fewer dwellings, or

ii. on farms.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 12.

Exterior insulated finish systems mechanic

13. The scope of practice for the trade of exterior insulated finish systems mechanic includes installing building systems that integrate a resinous exterior cladding with a continuous layer of insulation on the exterior of a building or structure by doing the following:

1. Preparing substrates.

2. Selecting and applying barriers.

3. Selecting and applying adhesive applications and mechanical attachments.

4. Installing rigid insulation board.

5. Preparing rigid insulation board for base coat application.

6. Applying reinforcing mesh and base coat.

7. Applying textured finish coat.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 13.

Floor covering installer

14. The scope of practice for the trade of floor covering installer includes the following:

1. Installing and repairing resilient tiles and resilient sheet goods as floor coverings.

2. Installing and repairing direct glue down carpets.

3. Installing and repairing carpets and pads.

4. Installing and repairing wood floors.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 14.

General carpenter

15. The scope of practice for the trade of general carpenter includes the following:

1. Establishing building procedures.

2. Preparing a work site for building.

3. Laying out, constructing and installing form work.

4. Framing floors, walls, ceilings and roofs.

5. Installing interior and exterior finishing materials and hardware.

6. Constructing heavy framing using post and beam and timber construction.

7. Building stairs, newel posts, handrails and balustrades.

8. Laying out, constructing and installing door and window systems including hardware.

9. Performing renovations.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 15.

Hazardous materials worker

16. The scope of practice for the trade of hazardous material worker includes the following:

1. Setting up and tearing down enclosures and decontamination chambers.

2. Removing asbestos, lead, mould and other hazardous materials.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 16.

Heat and frost insulator

17. The scope of practice for the trade of heat and frost insulator includes the following:

1. Applying insulation on mechanical systems and interior surfaces of buildings.

2. Applying fabric, metal and plastic finishes.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 17.

Heavy equipment operator — dozer

18. The scope of practice for the trade of heavy equipment operator — dozer includes inspecting, maintaining, transporting and operating full (standard) size dozer equipment by performing the following:

1. Operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

2. Performing pre-operational inspections.

3. Performing preventative maintenance.

4. Transporting equipment.

5. Reading and interpreting site plans and manufacturer’s manuals.

6. Installing attachments.

7. Loading and unloading equipment.

8. Excavating, grading, ramp building, stockpiling, backfilling and towing operations.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 18.

Heavy equipment operator — excavator

19. The scope of practice for the trade of heavy equipment operator — excavator includes inspecting, maintaining, transporting and operating full (standard) size excavator equipment by performing the following:

1. Operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

2. Performing pre-operational inspections.

3. Performing preventative maintenance.

4. Transporting equipment.

5. Reading and interpreting site plans and manufacturer’s manuals.

6. Installing attachments.

7. Loading and unloading equipment.

8. Excavating, trenching, grading, loading, ramp building, stockpiling, backfilling and hoisting material.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 19.

Heavy equipment operator — tractor loader backhoe

20. The scope of practice for the trade of heavy equipment operator — tractor loader backhoe includes inspecting, maintaining, transporting and operating full (standard) size tractor loader backhoe equipment by performing the following:

1. Operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

2. Performing pre-operational inspections.

3. Performing preventative maintenance.

4. Transporting equipment.

5. Reading and interpreting site plans and manufacturer’s manuals.

6. Installing attachments.

7. Loading and unloading equipment.

8. Excavating, trenching, grading, loading, ramp building, shuttling, stockpiling, backfilling and hoisting material.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 20.

Hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 1

21. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 1 includes maintaining and operating mobile cranes that are capable of raising, lowering or moving any material that weighs more than 16,000 pounds.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 21 (1).

(2) For the purposes of this section and section 22,

“mobile crane” means a mechanical device or structure that incorporates a boom that,

(a) is capable of moving in the vertical and horizontal plane,

(b) is capable of raising, lowering or moving a load suspended from the boom by a hook or rope, and

(c) is mounted on a mobile base or chassis,

and includes a telescoping or articulated boom but does not include equipment that is used exclusively for fire-fighting or by automotive wreckers and tow trucks to clear wrecks and haul vehicles.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 21 (2).

Hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 2

22. The scope of practice for the trade of hoisting engineer — mobile crane operator 2 includes maintaining and operating mobile cranes that are capable of raising, lowering or moving only material that weighs more than 16,000 pounds but no more than 30,000 pounds.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 22.

Hoisting engineer — tower crane operator

23. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of hoisting engineer — tower crane operator includes maintaining and operating tower cranes.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 23 (1).

(2) In this section,

“tower crane” means a mechanical device or structure that is of the travelling, fixed or climbing type and that has,

(a) a boom, power driven drum and wire rope to raise, lower or move material, and

(b) a vertical mast or tower and jib.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 23 (2).

Ironworker — generalist

24. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of ironworker — generalist includes the following:

1. Fabricating, assembling, installing, hoisting, erecting, dismantling, reconditioning, adjusting, altering, repairing or servicing,

i. all structural ironwork,

ii. precast and pretensioned concrete, and

iii. ferrous and non-ferrous materials in curtain walls, ornamental and miscellaneous metal work.

2. Appling sealants to the material referred to in paragraph 1.

3. Moving and placing machinery and heavy equipment that is required in order to perform work described in paragraph 1.

4. Fabricating, handling, sorting, cutting, bending, rigging, placing, burning, welding, stressing, grouting and tying of all material used to reinforce concrete constructions, including reinforcing bars, welded wire mesh and post tensioning systems.

5. Installing mechanical splices for reinforcing steel bars and performing cad and thermite welding for the splicing of reinforcing steel bars.

6. Reading and interpreting all shop and field drawings, including those taken from original architectural and engineering drawings, that are related to the work described in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3.

7. Reading and interpreting all structural and placing drawings and bar lists that are related to the work described in paragraphs 4 and 5.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 24 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of ironworker — generalist does not include work performed as part of fabricating or assembling materials in an industrial plant.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 24 (2).

Ironworker — structural and ornamental

25. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of ironworker — structural and ornamental includes the following:

1. Fabricating, assembling, installing, hoisting, erecting, dismantling, reconditioning, adjusting, altering, repairing or servicing,

i. all structural ironwork,

ii. precast and pretensioned concrete, and

iii. ferrous and non-ferrous materials in curtain walls, ornamental and miscellaneous metal work.

2. Applying sealants to the material referred to in paragraph 1.

3. Moving and placing machinery and heavy equipment that is required in order to perform work described in paragraph 1.

4. Reading and interpreting all shop and field drawings, including those taken from original architectural and engineering drawings, that are related to the work described in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 25 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of ironworker — structural and ornamental does not include work performed as part of fabricating or assembling materials in an industrial plant.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 25 (2).

Native residential construction worker

26. The scope of practice for the trade of native residential construction worker includes working in all aspects of the construction of a house on a first nation.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 26.

Painter and decorator — commercial and residential

27. The scope of practice for the trade of painter and decorator — commercial and residential includes the following:

1. Preparing substrates.

2. Applying coatings to substrates.

3. Applying wall coverings to substrates.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 27.

Painter and decorator — industrial

28. The scope of practice for the trade of painter and decorator — industrial includes the following:

1. Preparing substrates.

2. Applying coatings to substrates.

3. Preparing and performing work on substrates by mechanical and chemical processes.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 28.

Plumber

29. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of plumber includes the following:

1. Laying out, assembling, installing, maintaining or repairing in any structure, building or site, piping, fixtures and appurtenances for the supply of water for any domestic or industrial purpose or for the disposal of water that has been used for any domestic or industrial purpose.

2. Connecting any appliance that uses water supplied to it or disposes of waste to piping.

3. Installing piping for any process, including the conveyance of gas, or any tubing for a pneumatic or air-handling system.

4. Making joints in piping.

5. Reading and interpreting design drawings, manufacturers’ literature and installation diagrams for piping and appliances connected to piping.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 29 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of plumber does not include the following:

1. Manufacturing equipment or assembling a unit prior to delivery to a building, structure or site.

2. Laying of metallic or non-metallic pipe into trenches to form sanitary or storm sewers, drains or water mains.

3. Repairing and maintaining installations in an operating industrial plant.

4. Revoked: O. Reg. 94/13, s. 2.

O. Reg. 275/11, s. 29 (2); O. Reg. 94/13, s. 2.

Powerline technician

30. The scope of practice for the trade of powerline technician includes the following:

1. Operating, maintaining and servicing power lines used to conduct electricity from generating plants to consumers.

2. Constructing or assembling a system of power lines used to conduct electricity from generating plants to consumers.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 30.

Precast concrete erector

31. The scope of practice for the trade of precast concrete erector includes the following:

1. Loading precast units on site.

2. Conducting pre-erection surveys.

3. Unloading and storing precast units.

4. Installing and aligning precast units.

5. Installing bolted precast connections.

6. Making welded precast connections.

7. Installing dowelled precast connections.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 31.

Precast concrete finisher

32. The scope of practice for the trade of precast concrete finisher includes repairing, finishing, cleaning, grouting and chalking precast concrete surfaces.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 32.

Refractory mason

33. The scope of practice for the trade of refractory mason includes restoring or replacing linings of furnaces, kilns and basins by installing refractory bricks, blankets, modules, castables, plastics or ceramic coatings to protect structures from high heat by doing the following:

1. Adapting the job site environment.

2. Using and maintaining refractory tools and equipment.

3. Tearing out refractory masonry.

4. Laying refractory bricks.

5. Installing poured castables.

6. Installing gunnable castables.

7. Installing lining with ceramic welding.

8. Installing shotcrete.

9. Installing refractory material by plastic ramming.

10. Installing ceramic fibre blanket and modules.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 33.

Refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanic

34. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanic includes, with respect to any cooling system or heating-cooling combination system that is installed and used in a residential, industrial, commercial or institutional setting, the following:

1. Planning, preparing and laying out the system.

2. Installing and starting up the system and verifying the operation and function of the system.

3. Installing and connecting piping for the purpose of conveying all types of refrigerant used for both primary and secondary cooling.

4. Maintaining, servicing, repairing and replacing system components and accessories, including the electrical and electronic components of the system.

5. Servicing, testing, adjusting, commissioning and decommissioning the system.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 34 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanic does not include work performed in the production of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 34 (2).

(3) Nothing in this section authorizes a person who holds a certificate of qualification or who is otherwise authorized to work in the trade to perform any function or carry out any activities for which a certificate is required under the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 34 (3).

Reinforcing rodworker

35. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of reinforcing rodworker includes the following:

1. Fabricating, handling, sorting, cutting, bending, rigging, placing, burning, welding, stressing, grouting and tying of all material used to reinforce concrete constructions, including reinforcing bars, welded wire mesh and post tensioning systems.

2. Installing mechanical splices for reinforcing steel bars and performing cad and thermite welding for the splicing of reinforcing steel bars.

3. Reading and interpreting all structural and placing drawings and bar lists that are related to the work described in paragraphs 1 and 2.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 35 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of reinforcing rodworker does not include work performed as part of fabricating or assembling materials in an industrial plant.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 35 (2).

Residential air conditioning systems mechanic

36. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of residential air conditioning systems mechanic is the same as the scope of practice of a refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanic, but is limited to work performed with respect to residential air conditioning systems that meet the following requirements:

1. The system must be installed as an independent unit in a residential family dwelling.

2. The system must operate at no more than 240 volts single phase power with a maximum branch circuit capacity of 60 amps, a maximum cooling capacity of 60,000 British thermal units per hour and a saturated suction temperature above 2 degrees Celsius (35 degrees Fahrenheit) in the cooling cycle.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 36 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of residential air conditioning systems mechanic does not include work performed by a person engaged in the repair or installation of single phase hermetically sealed self-contained portable plug-in appliances with a maximum voltage of 240 volts and with factory produced systems precharged with refrigerant.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 36 (2).

Residential (low rise) sheet metal installer

37. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of residential (low rise) sheet metal installer includes the following:

1. Assembling, handling, erecting, installing, dismantling, reconditioning, adjusting, altering, repairing or servicing all ferrous and nonferrous sheet metal work of No. 10 U.S. Gauge or any equivalent or lighter gauge and all other materials used in lieu of it.

2. Reading and interpreting all shop and field sketches used in fabrication and erection, including those taken from sketches or original architectural and engineering drawings.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 37 (1).

(2) A residential (low rise) sheet metal installer may only perform the work listed in subsection (1) with respect to the installation of air handling or ventilation systems and if the following criteria are satisfied:

1. The work is performed,

i. within a self-contained single family dwelling such as a single detached house, semi-detached house, town house or linked house consisting of wood-frame construction, or

ii. within a low rise residential building,

that does not have common conditioned areas and is four stories or fewer.

2. The work is performed on a low velocity system with static pressure of no more than one inch water column and maximum air flow of 2,000 cubic feet per minute or on a high velocity system with static pressure of no more than three inches water column and maximum air flow of 2,500 cubic feet per minute.

3. The air handling or ventilation system does not penetrate any fire-rated separations.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 37 (2).

(3) The scope of practice for the trade of residential (low rise) sheet metal installer does not include work listed in subsection (1) that is performed in production commonly known as mass production.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 37 (3).

Restoration mason

38. The scope of practice for the trade of restoration mason includes the following:

1. Preparing mortars.

2. Cutting out and filling joints.

3. Repairing or resetting bricks, stone and terra cotta blocks in ashlar, rubble and brickwork.

4. Drilling, grouting and pinning fractured stones.

5. Resetting copings.

6. Caring out washing and mechanical or chemical cleaning.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 38.

Roofer

39. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of roofer includes the following:

1. Installing, removing, altering and repairing roof insulation, air barriers and above deck roof vapour barriers.

2. Installing, removing, altering and repairing systems that are composition roof, built-up roofing, elastomeric, plastomeric and modified bituminous systems and that may include aggregates, coating, traffic planks, decorative finishes on roofing and the common drip edge installed to make a roof watertight.

3. Installing, removing, altering and repairing materials used for damp proofing, waterproofing or weatherproofing, regardless of where in the building system the materials are located or how they are applied.

4. Laying decks or floors that are tile, brick, wood block, mastic or composition decks or floors.

5. Installing, removing, altering and repairing slabs of precast concrete, composition, mineral or other panels over roofing or waterproofing.

6. Installing, removing, altering and repairing slate, tile, asbestos and asphalt shingles or any other kind of roofing shingles.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 39 (1).

(2) In this section,

“installing, removing, altering and repairing”, when referring to roofing shingles, includes,

(a) cementing and laying of felt, paper, insulation or other underlaying, and

(b) dressing, punching and cutting, either by hand or by machinery, in connection with roofing shingles.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 39 (2).

Sheet metal worker

40. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of sheet metal worker includes the following:

1. Manufacturing or fabricating all ferrous and nonferrous sheet metal work of No. 10 U.S. Gauge or any equivalent or lighter gauge and all other materials used in lieu of it. 

2. Assembling, handling, erecting, installing, dismantling, reconditioning, adjusting, altering, repairing or servicing all ferrous and nonferrous sheet metal work of No. 10 U.S. Gauge or any equivalent or lighter gauge and all other materials used in lieu of it.

3. Reading and interpreting all shop and field sketches used in fabrication and erection, including those taken from sketches or original architectural and engineering drawings.

4. Fabricating or installing metal cladding over insulation.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 40 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of sheet metal worker does not include work listed in subsection (1) that is performed in production commonly known as mass production.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 40 (2).

Sprinkler and fire protection installer

41. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of sprinkler and fire protection installer includes the following:

1. Planning proposed installations from blueprints, sketches, specifications, standards and codes.

2. Laying out, assembling, installing, testing and maintaining high and low pressure pipeline systems for supplying water, air, foam, carbon dioxide or other materials to or for fire protection purposes.

3. Measuring, cutting, reaming, threading, soldering, bolting, screwing, welding or joining all types of piping, fittings or equipment for fire protection of a building or structure.

4. Installing clamps, brackets and hangers to support piping, fittings and equipment used in fire protection systems.

5. Testing, adjusting and maintaining pipe lines and all other equipment used in sprinkler and fire protection systems.

6. Operating and utilizing necessary tools and equipment for the installation of sprinkler and fire protection systems.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 41 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of sprinkler and fire protection installer does not include the following:

1. The manufacture of equipment or the assembly of a unit prior to delivery to a building or site.

2. The installation of electrical equipment, devices and wiring not integral or attached to fire protection systems.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 41 (2).

Steamfitter

42. (1) The scope of practice for the trade of steamfitter includes the following:

1. Laying out, assembling, installing, maintaining or repairing any heating system, cooling system, process system or industrial system.

2. Installing or connecting piping in any building or structure.

3. Installing the piping for any process, including a process that conveys gas, or the tubing for any pneumatic or air handling system.

4. Reading and interpreting design drawings, manufacturers’ literature and installation diagrams for any system referred to in paragraph 1.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 42 (1).

(2) The scope of practice for the trade of steamfitter does not include the manufacturing of equipment or the assembly of a unit, prior to delivery to a building, structure or site.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 42 (2).

Terrazzo, tile and marble setter

43. The scope of practice for the trade of terrazzo, tile and marble setter includes installing terrazzo, tile, granite and marble slabs on floors and walls.  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 43.

44. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation).  O. Reg. 275/11, s. 44.

 

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