Gazette of March 18th, 2000 announced new requirements
for Traffic Control effective on June 12, 2000.
Extract from O.
69.1 (1) A worker who may be endangered by vehicular traffic shall
wear a garment that covers at least his or her upper body and has
the following features:
1. The garment shall be fluorescent blaze or international
orange in colour.
2. On the front and the back, there shall be two yellow stripes
that are 5 centimetres wide. The yellow area shall total at
least 500 square centimetres on the front and at least 570
square centimetres on the back.
3. On the front, the stripes shall be arranged vertically
and centred and shall be approximately 225 millimetres apart,
measured from the centre of each stripe. On the back, they
shall be arranged in a diagonal "X" pattern.
4. The stripes shall be retro-reflective and fluorescent.
(2) If the garment is a vest, it shall have adjustable fit.
(3) On and after January 1, 2001, a nylon vest to which this
section applies shall also have a side and front tear-away
(4) In addition, a worker who may be endangered by vehicular traffic
during night-time hours shall wear retro-reflective silver stripes
encircling each arm
and leg, or equivalent side visibility-enhancing stripes with
a minimum area of 50 square centimetres per side.