Prevention Policies Directory

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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 bylaw requires businesses and City operations to report their use and release of 25 hazardous chemicals in Toronto’s environment at levels of concern.

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.

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 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.

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 outlines the designation of hazardous substances, and the characterization of such substances, which include corrosive, environmentally persistent, or chronic hazardous substances.

This regulation addresses health and safety in workplaces in the province of Saskatchewan and regulates the use of asbestos, biological monitoring, indoor air quality, etc.