Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 101 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2018-05 – Waste Management Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Occupational health and safety, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Whitehorse Bylaw 2015-19 – Vehicle for Hire Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Whitehorse Bylaw 2011-03 – Maintenance Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Whitehorse Bylaw 92-15 – Parks and Recreation Area Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This bylaw governs the prohibited and permissible activities within parks, playgrounds, trails and greenbelts in the City of Whitehorse.

Whitehorse Snow and Ice Control Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This policy describes the manner in which snow and ice control will be carried out, including the removal of snow and ice from pedestrian sidewalks and trails to provide adequate mobility.

Whitehorse Parks Maintenance Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This policy describes which municipal parks in the City of Whitehorse are to be maintained and the level of service standard as designated by City Council.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2015-24 – Joint Use Agreement

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
The purpose of this Joint Use Agreement is to provide a framework by which school buildings and grounds controlled by the Yukon and selected public facilities controlled by the City can be used by the community for recreation, sport, and other purposes.

Whitehorse – Whitehorse Sustainability Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Food provision, Food retail, Local food, Nutrition, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Whitehorse Bylaw 2014-17 – to amend Zoning Bylaw 2012-20

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Whitehorse Hillcrest Neighbourhood Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Nutrition, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Whitehorse Range Road North Neighbourhood Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Whitehorse Regional Parks Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014
The Whitehorse Regional Parks Plan is a 10-year plan that guides future planning and management activities for Whitehorse's five Regional Parks. The Regional Parks Plan strives to protect the natural environment and support public health, wellness and recreation.

Whitehorse Transportation Demand Management Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

This plan supports active transportation as a means to improve population health through physical activity and improved air quality.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2013-34 – Traffic Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Road safety
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Whitehorse Bylaw 2013-57 – Water Utility Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
This bylaw regulates the distribution of potable water to the public and aims to minimize risks associated with cross contamination.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2013-35 – Bicycle Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Gas Processing Plant Regulation, YOIC 2013/162

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
This regulation controls the operations of gas processing plans, and consider measures relating to environmental protection. Section 6(3) requires licensees those who have obtained a license for a processing plant or LNG facility) to "in the manner and frequency required by the directions of the Chief Operations Office, conduct a balance analysis measuring input quantities and product emission quantities for its plant or facility."

Whitehorse Bylaw 2012-20 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Park, Parking management
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2012

The purpose of this bylaw is to provide for orderly, economic, beneficial, and environmentally sensitive development in the City of Whitehorse and regulate approved land uses, including, but not limited to, the size and location of drinking establishments, bicycle parking, child care centres, community and recreation centres and parks. 

Establishes enforcement areas for Galena Park, YOIC 2012/82

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

This enforcement order was created in response to a resolution passed by the Village of Mayo, pursuant to section 113 of the Liquor Act in respect of Galena Park, which concerns public drinking.

Whitehorse Downtown South Master Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Whitehorse Downtown Parking Management Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Whitehorse Purchasing and Sales Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Sponsorship, Tobacco, Tobacco sponsorship
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Whitehorse Lease, Encroachment and Property Use Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011
This policy addresses the use of City-owned property not required for operational purposes. It allows for municipal land to be used for charitable purposes by recreational or athletic programs that are beneficial to a Yukon community.

Whitehorse Recreation Grant Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011
This policy offers grants to community groups and organizations for recreational purposes to build a healthy community. Grants can be used for program assistance, equipment procurement, recreation leadership development, and operation and maintenance of facilities.

Whitehorse – Council Policy: Transportation Maintenance

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Whitehorse Canada Games Centre & Indoor Facilities Operations Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011
This policy outlines the operational philosophies and principles for the Canada Games Centre and indoor facilities which states that the City believes publicly supported recreation is a legitimate public service.

Whitehorse Official Community Plan 2010

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Nutrition, Zoning
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2010

Tobacco Products Sales Regulation, YOIC 2010/27

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Product display, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Smoke-Free Places Act, SY 2008, c 8

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

Whitehorse Indoor Facility Sponsorship Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Sponsorship, Tobacco, Tobacco sponsorship
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

YK Policy 1025 – School Nutrition Policy

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Traditional foods
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Whitehorse 2007 Trail Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2007

Drinking Water Regulation, YOIC 2007/139

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 2007

This is the regulation governing Yukon drinking water and the requirements of testing and analysis that ensure it is free from chemical contamination.

Whitehorse Downtown Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping
Year last amended: 2007
Year of adoption: 2006

Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Regulations, YOIC 2004/158

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2004

This regulation governs oil and gas drilling and production. Part 12 concerns safety and environmental protection.

Whitehorse Sport Tourism Subsidy Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004
This policy clarifies the type and amount of municipal support available to organizing committees of major sporting events with the aim of encouraging sport governing bodies to stage events in Whitehorse. This in turn is expected to promote health and fitness throughout the community by attracting audiences to sporting events.

YK Substance Abuse School Policy

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This policy supports a drug and alcohol-free school environment that provides: the best possible learning environment; efforts to prevent and intervene in substance abuse among students, which includes the development and delivery of educational resources, the promotion of prevention programs and the implementation of school- and community-based efforts aimed at supporting students known to abuse or who have abused alcohol or illegal substances; and the prohibition of the use or possession of alcohol or other illegal substances on school property or during school-authorized trips or activities.

Kaska Mining Regulation, YOIC 2004/24

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2004
This regulation outlines the lease, inspection, termination or abandonment, enforcement and offences for mining operations, with considerations for the prevention of adverse environmental effects associated with mining activities.

Designated Materials Regulation, YOIC 2003/184

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2003

This regulation applies a surcharge to tires to cover their end-of-life disposal.

Establish Ni’iinlii Njik (Fishing Branch) Wilderness Preserve, YOIC 2003/32

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation was enacted to protect the land in the Ni'iinlii' Njik (Fishing Branch) Wilderness Preserve as an ecological unit by conserving it's ecological biodiversity and ecological viability and prohibiting mining.

REPEALED Environmental Assessment Act, SY 2003, c 2

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

The purpose of this Act is to ensure that the environmental effects of projects receive consideration, to promote sustainable development and achieve a healthy environment.

Waters Act, SY 2003, c 19

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2007
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation governs the deposit of waste into water and territorial water use.

Yukon Placer Mining Prohibition Order, YOIC 2003/145

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2003
This order deems the land outlined in the Schedule as lands required for a national historic park, whereby entry on the lands for the purpose of locating a claim or prospecting for gold or other precious metals is prohibited.

Care Consent Act, SY 2003, c 21, Sch B

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents, Minor consent
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2003

Quartz Mining Land Use Regulation, YOIC 2003/64

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2003
This regulation requires the inclusion of measures to mitigate adverse environmental effects associated with quartz mining in operating plans.

Whitehorse Arena Schedule Development Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003
This policy sets out the methodology for the development of user schedules in municipal owned and operated arenas with an aim of providing fair, objective and transparent allocation of ice to user groups.

Public Health and Safety Act, RSY 2002, c 176

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2002

Occupational Health and Safety Act, RSY 2002, c 159

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2002
This Act is a framework to prevent occupational illness and disease in province through the internal responsibility system, government inspections, investigations, and training programs.

Whitehorse Official Community Plan 2002

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2007
Year of adoption: 2002

Employment Standards Act, RSY 2002, c 72

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2002
This Act outlines employment standards including hours of work, which include: a rest period of at least eight hours between each shift worked; regulations for working split shifts; and orders limiting hours of work for cases where employees feel they are working excessive hours detrimental to their health and safety.

Recreation Act, RSY 2002, c 193

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2003
Year of adoption: 2002

This Act regulates all recreational activities taking place in the Yukon or involving residents of the Yukon including, amateur sports, physical fitness activities, outdoor recreation.

Municipal Act, RSY 2002, c 154

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2002

Liquor Tax Act, RSY 2002, c 141

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Taxation
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2002

Health Act, RSY 2002, c 106

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: General
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2002

The purpose of the Act is to advance the concept that health and social development is a process by which communities and governments work together to identify needs and to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and services through the progressive empowerment of communities. The primary objectives of this act are to protect, promote, and restore the well-being of residents of the Yukon in harmony with the physical, social, economic, and cultural environments in which they live and to facilitate equitable access to quality health and social programs and services.

Education Act, RSY 2002, c 61

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002
The Act enables the Minister to promote the development of students’ basic skills, including, among others, the physical development and personal health and fitness of students.

Tobacco Tax Act, RSY 2002, c 219

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Tobacco, Tobacco taxation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2002

Environment Act, RSY 2002, c 76

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

This Act enables the creation and transfer of conservation easements, which imposes restrictions or positive obligations for, among others, assuring natural resources are available for recreational or open-space uses.

Liquor Act, RSY 2002, c 140

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

Child Care Act, RSY 2002, c 30

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

Contaminated Sites Regulation, YOIC 2002/171

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2002

This regulation establishes clean-up standards, processes to identify and investigate contaminated sites, and permits to manage contaminated material on all non-Federal land in the territory.

Parks and Land Certainty Act, RSY 2002, c 165

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2002

The purpose of this Act is to establish parks to, among others, provide recreational opportunities for Yukoners and visitors, and to encourage public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the Yukon’s natural environment as a legacy for future generations. This Act enables the Commissioner in Executive Council to establish new parks. The Act also requires that the Minister prepare a management plan for each ecological reserve, natural environment park, wilderness preserve, and recreation park.

Solid Waste Regulations, YOIC 2000/11

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2000
This regulation governs the handling and disposal of solid waste. It also covers the burning of solid waste and disposal of asbestos at dump sites.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2000-01 – Emergency Services Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000

This bylaw provides for the prevention of fires. It prohibits the burning of oil, plastic, vinyl, fertilizers, petroleum products, and creosote.

Whitehorse Bylaw 99-02 – Sewer and Water Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1999

This bylaw provides for the supply and use of water, and the collection and discharge of sewage. The following substances are listed as restricted, and are not to be released into the sewerage system above levels indicated in the bylaw: arsenic, benzene, cadmium, carbon tetrachloride, chloroform, cobalt, lead, nickel, and PCBs.

Whitehorse Public Drinking Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1999

This policy provides the framework for approving applications for beer gardens, special occasions and receptions in City owned public facilities where liquor will be served.

Air Emissions Regulations, YOIC 1998/207

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1998

This regulation controls the release of harmful air pollutants from industrial sources (e.g., diesel electric generators, heaters, and boilers). It also requires the reduction of air pollution from open burning of garbage, plastics, and other materials and control use of high-sulphur fuels that cause acid rain. It prohibits changes to vehicle's air emissions control system, such as a catalytic converter or air pump. It also limits smoke opacity from air emission sources.

Whitehorse Riverfront Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1998

Whitehorse Tree Removal Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1997

Spills Regulations, YOIC 1996/193

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1996
This regulation outlines spill thresholds and reporting for a number of substances outlined in Schedule A of this regulation, including pesticides and radioactive substances.

Whitehorse Uses of Rotary Peace Park Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1995
This policy outlines permitted uses of Rotary Park Place in the City of Whitehorse.

REPEALED Agreement (Canada-Yukon Environment Protection), YOIC 1995/79

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1995
This is agreement between the Government of Canada, Government of the Yukon Territory, Minister of the Environment and Deputy Prime Minister, and the Minister of Renewable Resources, aims to "ensure an effective protection of environmental quality and effective management of toxic substances and pollutants in Yukon through the establishment of cooperative programs and work sharing arrangements for the administration of CEPA and the EA."

Whitehorse Bylaw 95-56 – Personal Services Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1995
This bylaw regulates the provision of personal services (e.g., acupuncture, massage, tanning, and tattooing). It prohibits children under the age of 12 from using a tanning facility without consent from their parent/guardian. There are a variety of other requirements for tanning salons. Tattooing regulations included in the bylaw are aimed at preventing contamination.

Special Waste Regulations, YOIC 1995/47

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1995

This regulation prohibits the unauthorized release of special wastes into environment and establishes a tracking and reporting system to monitor special wastes.

Whitehorse Official Community Plan 1994

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1994

Pesticides Regulations, YOIC 1994/125

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1994

This regulation addresses the proper storage, handling, and use of pesticides to prevent them from contaminating soil, water, and air. It also protects food sources, humans, and valuable plants and animals from exposure. It does not permit the application of any domestic pesticide within a rental dwelling in which people live, or within the buildings of or on the grounds of a school, hospital, nursing home or daycare facility unless authorized to do so.

Whitehorse Playgrounds Standards Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1994
This policy provides standards for the upgrading of existing playgrounds and the construction of new playgrounds, including site selection.

Whitehorse Official Community Plan 1987

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1987

REPEALED General Safety Regulations, YOIC 1986A/164

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Eye protection, Protective clothing, Ultraviolet Radiation, Welding
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1986

Recreation Regulations, YOIC 1986/143

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1986
This regulation governs the nominations of members for the Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee, appointment of local authorities for recreation, eligibility of recreation assistance grants and other sources of funding.

Occupational Health Regulations, YOIC 1986D/164

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation, Welding
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1986

This regulation sets out the occupational health and safety regulation parameters for the Yukon Territory. This includes: ventilation, air quality, asbestos control, radon gas, and other chemical hazards.

Radiation Protection Regulations, YOIC 1986G/164

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 1986

This regulation is broken down into the following sections: General obligations of owners and users. Installation of radiation equipment: Equipment must be installed as recommended by the manufacturer; the Department of National Health and Welfare’s “Recommended Safety Procedures” will be used as a minimum standard. X-ray machines must be shielded to prevent excessive radiation exposure by workers.

REPEALED Mine Safety Regulations, YOIC 1986B/164

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation, Welding
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1986

Liquor Regulations, YCO 1977/37

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1977

This regulation concerns the sale and consumption of alcohol.

Gasoline Handling Regulations, YCO 1972/137

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 1972

This regulation applies to the handling, storage and transportation of gasoline and associated products.

Communicable Diseases Regulations, YCO 1961/48

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 1961
This regulation discusses the parameters, guidelines and specific measures for medical attention, care and prevention of communicable diseases in the Yukon.

Public Health Regulations, YCO 1958/79

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: General
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 1958
This regulation governs dwellings, water supplies, and disposal of excreta as they relate to human health. Hey also outline prohibitions on certain activities that pose a risk to human health.