Prevention Policies Directory

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This repealed regulation prescribed ethylene oxide as a designated substance. As such, it required employers to take every precaution to protect employees exposed to ethylene oxide in the workplace and that workers were not exposed to more than one part of ethylene oxide per million parts of air by volume or 1.8 milligrams of ethylene oxide per cubic metre of air.
This regulation prescribes the following chemical agents as designated substances: acrylonitrile, arsenic, asbestos, benzene, coke oven emissions, ethylene oxide, isocyanates, lead, mercury, silica, and vinyl chloride. A designated substances is a biological, chemical, or physical agent to which the exposure of a worker is prohibited, regulated, restricted, limited, or controlled.

This regulation applies to shipping in Canada and falls under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. Sections of the regulation pertain to the handling of dangerous and hazardous cargo including fertilizers.

This regulation governs the determination of persistence and bio-accumulation of any substance, with the purpose of identifying substances that are potentially hazardous to human beings, under the meaning of Part 6 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

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 object of this regulation is to establish particle and gas emission standards, emission opacity standards, air quality standards, and monitoring measures to prevent, eliminate, or reduce the emission of contaminants into the atmosphere.