Section 4-2. Evacuation and rescue equipment

Evacuation and rescue equipment shall be provided in places where the working or evacuation conditions make it necessary, for example where there is a risk of drowning or of a potentially hazardous atmosphere.
Quays, pools and manholes etc. shall be provided with a loose or fixed ladder or another device that makes it possible to escape without the help of others. On quays and other places where it is necessary, a life buoy, rescue pole/ hook or a boat should be easily accessible.
In connection with work underground, mechanical aids must be available for transport, if evacuation requires great physical effort.
The rescue equipment must be in good working order and ready for use at all times, and it must be easily accessible.
Storage sites for rescue and evacuation equipment must be properly marked.