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Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 4.4 from 2019-06-25 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) Each container that is used for solid or liquid waste, other than a disposable plastic garbage bag, shall be

    • (a) leak-proof;

    • (b) constructed so that it can be easily cleaned and maintained in a sanitary condition; and

    • (c) equipped with a tight-fitting cover or enclosed in a manner that does not present a health or safety hazard.

  • (2) Each container shall be emptied as soon as feasible after it becomes full and at least once in every 24-hour period in which it is used.

  • (3) If disposable plastic garbage bags are used, they shall be

    • (a) leak-proof;

    • (b) strong enough to support their contents when full; and

    • (c) closed and secured when full and disposed of at the first opportunity.

  • SOR/2019-246, s. 366(E)

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