Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 104 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Regulations, NLR 55/17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Smokeless tobacco, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Child Care Act, SNL 2014, c C-11.01

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2017

Child Care Regulations, NLR 39/17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Food provision, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2017

Notice of Protected Water Supply Area of Southern Arm Pond, WS-S-0886, Town of Baie Verte, NLR 4/15

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This regulation designates the area generally known as the Southern Arm Pond Water Supply Area WS-S-0886 for the Town of Baie Verte as a protected water supply area under section 39 of the Water Resources Act, which protects water quality for human consumption.

Conception Bay South Traffic Regulations

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Parking management, Road safety, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

St. John’s Parks & Open Space Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Conception Bay South Donation and Community Partnership Policy

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

The Town of Conception Bay South adopted this policy to set criteria for Council donations for an annual donation program whereby sports/cultural/environmental organizations, groups, clubs or schools can apply to obtain funding.

Personal Services Regulations, NLR 4/14

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Eye protection, Indoor tanning, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Conception Bay South Open Air Fire Regulations

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

This bylaw prohibits the open air burning of petroleum-based products, such as oil, rubber tires, plastic, shingles, electrical wire, etc.

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012, NLR 5/12

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Eye protection, Protective clothing, Welding, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2012

Pesticides Control Regulations, 2012, NLR 26/12

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This regulation prohibits the use of five prescribed pesticides on lawns and their sale.

Personal Services Act, SNL 2012, c P-7.2

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Indoor tanning, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2012

Conception Bay South Taxi Regulations

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

St. John’s Traffic Calming Policy

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Parking management, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

REPEALED Tobacco Control Regulations, NLR 119/09

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smokeless tobacco, Product display, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Pedestrian Trails Designation Regulations, NLR 44/10

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2010

Conception Bay South Bicycle Helmet Regulations

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

St. John’s Policy 03-07-47 – Nutrition Policy

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sugar, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Newfoundland and Labrador School Food Guidelines

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Conception Bay South Policy 047 – Smoke Free Policy

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Revenue Administration Act, SNL 2009, c R-15.01

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Contraband, Manufacturing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2009

St. John’s Cycling Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

Conception Bay South Policy 008 – No Idling Policy

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

While this policy is aimed at reducing fuel waste, by limiting vehicle idling air quality will also be improved.

Conception Bay South Policy 020 – Testing of public water supply

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

This policy ensures water supplied to the Town is safe for drinking and of the highest quality possible. It requires water testing to follow the "Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality Standards".

St. John’s Bylaw 1488 – Parks Bylaw

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This bylaw governs the parks within the City of St. John's and the activities that occur within them. It ensures they are kept clean and sets the time of day they open and close.

Regional Health Authorities Act, SNL 2006, c R-7.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: General
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2006
This Act allows for the creation of health regions and regional health authorities. It states that amongst their responsibilities is to: promote and protect the health and well-being of its region and develop and implement measures for the prevention of disease and injury and the advancement of health and well-being.

St. John’s Urban Forest Management Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Halocarbon Regulations, NLR 41/05

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005
This regulation prohibits the release of halons into the environment.

Smoke-free Environment Act, 2005, SNL 2005, c S-16.2

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Occupational health and safety, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

St. John’s Bowring Park Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Smoke-free Environment Regulations, 2005, NLR 54/05

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

Air Pollution Control Regulations, 2004, NLR 39/04

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2004

This regulation sets the allowable limits for air contaminants, mainly for industry.

Waste Management Regulations, 2003, NLR 59/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation describes used tire recycling, paint waste, and electronic waste management programs.

Storage of PCB Wastes Regulations, 2003, NLR 61/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation places requirements on the storage of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) including inspections, repair, and warning signs and labels.

Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation Notice, 2003, NLR 90/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation describes the powers, duties, and functions of the minister as including the supervision, control and direction of: the management, preservation, control, protection and development of provincial parks; and the encouragement, promotion, establishment, development, co-ordination, and implementation of amateur sport fitness and recreational activities.

REPEALED Ozone Depleting Substance Regulations, 2003, NLR 55/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003
This repealed regulation prohibited the release of ozone-depleting substances (fluorocarbons), and placed restrictions on their sale.

St. John’s Municipal Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2003

REPEALED Pesticides Control Regulations, 2003, NLR 57/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

This regulation controls the sale, handling, use, and disposal of pesticides.

Gasoline Volatility Control Regulations, 2003, NLR 62/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003

This regulation sets limits on gasoline volatility to control emissions of volatile organic compounds.

Department of Health and Community Services Notice, 2003, NLR 82/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: General
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation defines the structure of the Department of Health and Community Services. It also describes the powers, duties, and functions of the minister as including the supervision, control, and direction of all matters relating to: the preservation and promotion of health and the prevention and control of disease.

Storage and Handling of Gasoline and Associated Products Regulations, 2003, NLR 58/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation describes the requirements for constructing a storage tank system for gasoline and associated products. It prohibits the direct and indirect pollution of soil and bodies of water due to leakage, spillage, dumping, or discharging of gasoline and associated products from a storage tank, vehicle, or otherwise.

Environmental Assessment Regulations, 2003, NLR 54/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation provides the framework for environmental preview reports and environmental impact statements to be requested and reviewed for new undertakings.

Environmental Control Water and Sewage Regulations, 2003, NLR 65/03

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2003

This regulation regulates the discharge of sewage and other effluent into water or sewer system.

St. John’s Bannerman Park Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003
This plan includes recommendations for the upgrading and use of Binnerman Park to promote active and passive recommendation and serve the needs of the community in which it is situated.

Environmental Protection Act, SNL 2002, c E-14.2

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2002

This Act establishes the general environmental framework to control air emissions and water discharges from contaminated sites and pesticides.

Water Resources Act, SNL 2002, c W-4.01

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

This Act provides for protection of public water supplies.

Used Oil Control Regulations, NLR 82/02

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2002

This regulation prohibits the release of used oil into waterways or storm sewers.

St. John’s Bylaw 1443 – Skateboard, In-Line Skates and Scooter Bylaw

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2001

This bylaw identifies the public spaces where using skateboards, in-line skates, and scooters is prohibited (thereby indirectly identifying where these recreational activities are permissible).

St. John’s Bylaw 1438 – Building Bylaw

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2001

This bylaw governs how buildings will be constructed, altered, repaired, and demolished. Prior to demolition, it requires the site to be inspected by a qualified professional to identify asbestos, lead, heavy metals, and toxic materials.

Municipalities Act, 1999, SNL 1999, c M-24

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

REPEALED Child Care Services Regulations, NLR 37/99

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Nutritional standards, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1999

Asbestos Abatement Regulations, 1998, NLR 111/98

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1998

This regulation establishes procedures for removing and disposing of asbestos.

Asbestos Exposure Code Regulations, CNLR 1144/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1996
This regulation describes the Code of Practice around asbestos, as well as the limits of exposure for chrysotile, amphibole, and crocidolite asbestos and crystalline silica.

REPEALED Regulatory Reform Act, SNL 1996, c R-10.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1996

This repealed Act amends a number of Acts including the Tobacco Control Act to add a section dealing with signage, and the Liquor Corporation Act to add a section governing container labels for the sale of alcoholic liquor.

Liquor Licensing Regulations, CNLR 1162/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization, Pricing, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 1996

Radiation Health and Safety Regulations, CNLR 1154/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1996

This regulation includes provisions to protect workers and others who are exposed to equipment that emits radiation: Equipment must be operated by trained staff (section 10). Workers must be 18 years of age or older unless the person is a medical radiation technologist in training (section 12). The regulation sets maximum radiation dose for workers, students, and others (section 13). Employers must provider workers with safety instructions and procedures (section 16).

Offshore Area Petroleum Diving Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations, CNLR 738/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1996

Section 39f states that a supervisor shall not conduct a diving operation unless the divers and pilots involved in the diving operation are protected from any danger or hazards that could be caused by devices emitting electromagnetic or ionizing radiation.

REPEALED Mines Safety of Workers Regulations, CNLR 1145/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1996

This regulation stipulates the safety standards for workers in mining settings.

REPEALED Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, CNLR 1165/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Eye protection, Protective clothing, Welding, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1996

Liquor Limitation Order, CNLR 18/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1996
This regulation places a limit on the amount of liquor that an individual can bring into the province of Newfoundland and Labrador from another province in Canada.

Advance Health Care Directives Act, SNL 1995, c A-4.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 1995

Health and Community Services Act, SNL 1995, c P-37.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1995
This Act allows the minister to make regulations, including those respecting safety standards around radioactive materials, recreational safety, the use, storage and transportation of noxious materials like pesticides, water pollution, and vaccinations.

Grand Concourse Authority Act, SNL 1994, c G-7

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 1994

St. John’s Development Regulations

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1994

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act, SNL 1993, c T-4.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Licensing, Menthol, Smokeless tobacco, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1993

St. John’s Bylaw 306 – Open Air Fire Regulations

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1993
This bylaw regulations state that no person shall operate an open air fire in the City of St. John's without a permit and outlines the conditions of obtaining this permit.

St.John’s Centennial Foundation Act, SNL 1991, c 33

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 1991
This Act establishes the St. John's Centennial Foundation. The foundation has several purposes described in the Act, including using charitable donations to promote recreational activities.

Lands Act, SNL 1991, c 36

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1991
This Act allows the minister to grant, free of charge, an area of Crown lands not exceeding 10 hectares for the site of a church, school, cemetery, municipal building or municipal recreational park.

Highway Traffic Act, RSNL 1990, c H-3

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

Liquor Control Act, RSNL 1990, c L-18

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Privatization, Advertising, Taxation, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED Retail Sales Tax Act, RSNL 1990, c R-15

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Contraband, Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 1990

Occupational Health and Safety Act, RSNL 1990, c O-3

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 1990

This Act establishes minimum health and safety conditions for workplaces, including employers’ and workers’ responsibilities.

Provincial Parks Act, RSNL 1990, c P-32

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2005
Year of adoption: 1990

This Act allows the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to acquire land and designate it a provincial park.

National Parks Lands Act, RSNL 1990, c N-1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2005
Year of adoption: 1990
This Act allows for the acquisition of land for the establishment of a national park by the Government of Canada.

Radiation Health and Safety Act, RSNL 1990, c R-1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 1997
Year of adoption: 1990

This Act aims to protect the health of persons exposed to radiation (workers and x-ray patients) and assure safe use of equipment.

REPEALED Tobacco Tax Act, RSNL 1990, c T-5

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1990

Housing Corporation Act, RSNL 1990, c H-13

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2006
Year of adoption: 1990
This Act continues the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation whose duties include: making parks, open spaces, recreation grounds or other amenities appropriate to the development of the province.

Communicable Diseases Act, RSNL 1990, c C-26

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1990

City of St. John’s Act, RSNL 1990, c C-17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1990

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act, RSNL 1990, c W-11

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1990
This Act assigns responsibility for promoting public awareness, and education of employers, workers, and other persons, about workplace health and safety to the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission.

St. John Bylaw 985 – Sanitation Regulations

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1986
This bylaw outlines waste disposal and collection in the City of St. John's and prohibits the collection of fine sawdust, oil or gasoline soaked rags, gas containers and chemicals among other products.

St. John’s Bylaw 642 – Speed Limit Bylaw

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1978

St. John’s Bylaw 293 – Water Pollution Bylaw

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1965

This bylaw prohibits industrial operations from polluting watercourses in the City of St. John's.