Risk factor: Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This regulation outlines diseases that must be reported for the purposes of safeguarding animal and public health in relation to environmental toxins, infestations, syndromes or transmissible diseases that are or may be transmissible from animals to humans.
This regulation requires that the medical practitioner, nurse practitioner or nurse, or a pharmacist administering a vaccine, other than the influenza vaccine, must complete a vaccination report for the Chief Public Health Officer and keep vaccination records, in respect of each vaccination.
This Act establishes information assets allowing, among other things, the sharing of health information considered essential to primary care services and the continuum of care. Amendments are made to the Public Health Act in order to revise the operation of the vaccination registry and set rules governing the release of the information it contains.
This regulation requires that immediately after administering an immunizing agent, the health professional administering it must record the following information on the patient's health record: (a) the date of administration; (b) the name of the health professional who administered the immunizing agent; (c) the name of the immunizing agent, its lot number, dosage, route of administration and the location on the body where the agent was administered.
This regulation requires that for every cervical cancer test carried out by a laboratory, the operator of the laboratory must file a report with the medical director within 30 days of the result of the test being known. The medical director will maintain a registry for the purposes of informing the patient of when further testing or treatment is needed, to disclose the patient's screening history to the laboratory that conducted to test or to the patient's medical health professional, and to monitor rates and patterns of cervical cancer to assist with prevention efforts.
This Act provides a comprehensive framework for the protection and promotion of public health in the Northwest Territories. It outlines specific requirements of health care professionals when diagnosing, testing, or immunizing for a notifiable disease (includes cancers and benign tumors) and allows the Chief Public Health Officer to establish a voluntary immunization program for all or a part of the Northwest Territories. It grants the Commissioner the power to make regulations including (but not limited to) those respecting food safety, water supply, immunization for the prevention or treatment of diseases as notifiable immunizations.
This bylaw requires that anyone operating a tattoo premises must adhere to the procedures in Schedule A. Procedures include the use of disposable equipment, appropriate sterilization of equipment, and other practices of disinfection.
This regulation allows a registered midwife to collect samples, receive the reports or results of, and interpret the results of the screening and diagnostic tests for hepatitis and other communicable diseases.
This bylaw requires the operator or person in charge of a body art establishment to follow the infection control procedures found in Health Canada's “Infection Prevention and Control Practices for Personal Services: Tattooing, Ear/Body Piercing and Electrolysis.”
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.
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
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.
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Minor consent, Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991
This Act establishes the health services and social services plan which aims to maintain and improve the physical, mental and social capacity of persons to act in their community and to carry out the roles they intend to assume in a manner which is acceptable to themselves and to the groups to which they belong. The protection of public health is noted as the main focus of the plan.
The purpose of this Act is to increase the protection of the health of children against the diseases that are designated diseases under this Act. It allows the Lieutenant Governor to make regulations regarding immunizations which include, but are not limited to: prescribing programs of immunization in respect of designated diseases, including specifying immunizing agents and the number and timing of dosages of immunizing agents; and requiring and governing reports by persons who operate schools to medical officers of health in respect of records and documentation related to the immunization of children applying for admission to the schools and pupils and former pupils in the schools. Designated diseases are defined as Meningococcal disease, Pertussis and Varicella.
This regulation outlines requirements for the record of immunization for school pupils in the province of Ontario. Table 1 in this regulations contains the program of immunization for school pupils in Ontario.