Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 10.21 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-06-19:

  •  (1) Compressed air, gas or steam shall not be used for blowing dust or other substances from structures, machinery or materials where

    • (a) there is a risk of any person being directly exposed to the jet or where a fire, explosion, injury or health hazard is likely to result from such use; or

    • (b) such use would result in a concentration of an airborne hazardous substance in excess of the values referred to in paragraphs 10.19(1)(a) and (c) or the limits referred to in subsections 10.20(1) and (2).

  • SOR/88-68, s. 14;
  • SOR/88-632, s. 46(F);
  • SOR/90-180, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-294, s. 2;
  • SOR/98-427, s. 6;
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 43(F).
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