Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/86-304)

Regulations are current to 2014-10-27 and last amended on 2014-05-29. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Subsection 9.41(2))

MINIMUM VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CHANGE ROOMS, TOILET ROOMS AND SHOWER ROOMS

ItemColumn IColumn II
Type of RoomVentilation Requirements in litres per second
1.Change Room
  • (a) for employees with clean work clothes

  • (a) 5 L/s per m2 of floor area

  • (b) for employees with wet or sweaty work clothes

  • (b) 10 L/s per m2 of floor area; 3 L/s exhausted from each locker

  • (c) for employees who work where work clothes pick up heavy odours

  • (c) 15 L/s per m2 of floor area; 4 L/s exhausted from each locker

2.Toilet Room10 L/s per m2 of floor area; at least 10 L/s per toilet compartment; minimum 90 L/s
3.Shower Room10 L/s per m2 of floor area; at least 20 L/s per shower head; minimum 90 L/s
  • SOR/88-632, s. 41(F).

PART XHAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

[SOR/2002-208, s. 43(F)]

Interpretation

 In this Part,

“airborne chrysotile asbestos”

“airborne chrysotile asbestos” means airborne fibres longer than 5 micrometers (µm) with an aspect ratio equal to or greater than 3:1; (fibres de chrysotile aéroportées)

“hazard information”

“hazard information”, in respect of a hazardous substance, means information on the proper and safe storage, handling, use and disposal of the hazardous substance, including information relating to its toxicological properties; (renseignements sur les risques)

“product identifier”

“product identifier”, in respect of a hazardous substance, means the brand name, code name or code number specified by the supplier or employer or the chemical name, common name, generic name or trade name; (identificateur du produit)

“readily available”

“readily available” means present in an appropriate place in a physical copy form that can be handled; (facilement accessible)

“supplier”

“supplier” means a person who is a manufacturer, processor or packager of a hazardous substance or a person who, in the course of business, imports or sells a hazardous substance. (fournisseur)

  • SOR/96-294, s. 2;
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 43(F).