Chapter 423 of the Toronto Municipal Code was adopted by Bylaw 1293-2008 and requires certain facilities to report their use of certain substances such as 1,3-butadiene, lead and vinyl chloride, as defined by Schedule A, to the Medical Officer of Health. The report must include calculations on the quantity of the substance being manufactured, processed, used and released to the environment.
The purpose of this regulations is to reduce emissions of hydrocarbons and other toxic substances and establish emission limits for these substances from engines.
This regulation details requirements for toxic substance reduction plans.
This Act is a framework for toxics reduction action by facilities. It requires they track and quantify toxics used and created, develop plans to reduce toxics, and report to government.
This Act requires workers and employers to identify and prevent/reduce exposure to occupational health and safety hazards. Employers cannot handle, use, store, produce, distribute, or dispose of 11 chemicals or mixtures containing more than 1% of them without permission and following special rules [Table 19 for section 305(1), Occupational Health & Safety Regulation]. Exposure to another set of substances should be prevented and/or seriously limited [Table 20, for section 306 of the Regulation].
This bylaw requires businesses and City operations to report their use and release of 25 hazardous chemicals in Toronto’s environment at levels of concern.
The Canadian Environmental Protection Act establishes procedures to manage and control toxic substances in Canada. It allows regulations about toxic substances to be written. It is an Act that ensures pollution prevention and the protection of the environment and human health in order to contribute to sustainable development is respected.
This regulation aims at controlling emissions of pollutants from vessels in waters under Canadian jurisdiction and Canadian vessels everywhere. The regulation contains specific provisions for management of oil, noxious liquid substances and dangerous chemicals and requirements to control emissions of ozone-depleting substances from vessels.
This regulation imposes air standards for contaminants that are assessed using air dispersion models and/or ambient monitoring.
This regulation refers to exposure mechanisms and limits for workers exposed to chemical hazards.
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.
This regulation outlines the designation of hazardous substances, and the characterization of such substances, which include corrosive, environmentally persistent, or chronic hazardous substances.
This regulation details parameters for waste management in Canada, including sections on hazardous waste, imports, and exports with emphasis on the consideration of human health.
This regulation outlines the identification, management and disposal of hazardous products (e.g. asbestos, pesticides).
This regulation requires employers to protect the health and safety of their workers by: (1) warning employers exposed to asbestos of the health risks of asbestos exposure; (2) acquiring permission to manufacture, use, store or distribute substances such as vinyl chloride; (3) ensuring that the stipulated contamination limits for substances such as 4,4-D are met in any area where workers are normally present.