PART 18Display Fireworks (continued)
DIVISION 2Firecrackers (continued)
SUBDIVISION bRules for Users (continued)
Marginal note:Application for certificate
444 An applicant for a firecracker use certificate must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives the application form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The application must include the following information:
(a) the applicant’s name, date of birth, address and telephone number;
(b) a description of their past experience using firecrackers;
(c) the quantity of firecrackers that the applicant intends to use and the time, date and site of use;
(e) a description of the safety precautions that will be taken when using the firecrackers.
Acquisition and Storage
445 A user may acquire, store and use firecrackers, whether or not they hold a licence, if they hold a firecracker use certificate. A user who acquires firecrackers must comply with this subdivision.
Marginal note:Storage — licensed user
Marginal note:Storage — unlicensed user
Marginal note:Maximum quantity
447 No more than five cases of firecrackers — not exceeding 16 000 firecrackers per case — may be stored at any one time.
Marginal note:Storage requirements — dwelling
448 (1) When firecrackers are stored in a dwelling, they must be stored away from flammable substances and sources of ignition, in a manner that protects the firecrackers against theft and ensures that access to them is limited to people authorized by the user.
Marginal note:Storage requirements — storage unit
(a) the storage unit must be located in a dry place, away from flammable substances and sources of ignition;
(b) the storage unit must be constructed and maintained to prevent unauthorized access and to protect the contents from weather;
(c) if the storage unit is a container, it must not impede exit in case of fire;
(d) if the storage unit is not a container, all exits must be kept unobstructed;
(e) any shelving in the storage unit must be made from a non-sparking material (for example, wood or painted metal);
(f) nothing other than firecrackers may be stored in the storage unit;
(h) the storage unit must be kept clean, dry, organized and free of grit;
(i) any spill, leakage or other contamination in the storage unit must be cleaned up immediately;
(j) precautions that minimize the likelihood of fire in or near the storage unit must be taken; and
(k) a sign that displays the words “Danger — Fire Hazard/Risque d’incendie” in letters at least 10 cm high and that prohibits smoking using letters, or a symbol, at least 10 cm high must be posted on the storage unit in a clearly visible location.
Marginal note:Approval required
(2) When using firecrackers, the user must take the following precautions:
Marginal note:Misfired firecrackers
(3) A user must remove any misfired firecrackers from the site of use as soon as the circumstances permit after the display.
Marginal note:Firecrackers to be returned
(4) A user must return all misfired and unused firecrackers to the seller as soon as the circumstances permit after the date of use specified in the firecracker certificate.
450 This Part sets out the fees payable for obtaining authorizations, permits, licences and certificates.
451 The following definitions apply in this Part.
établissement de distribution
distribution establishment has the same meaning as in section 144. (établissement de distribution)
division 1 factory licence
licence de fabrique de la section 1
division 1 factory licence has the same meaning as in section 55. (licence de fabrique de la section 1)
certificat de fabrication
manufacturing certificate has the same meaning as in section 106. (certificat de fabrication)
mobile process unit
unité de fabrication mobile
mobile process unit has the same meaning as in section 56. (unité de fabrication mobile)
unité de fabrication
process unit has the same meaning as in section 56. (unité de fabrication)
établissement de vente au détail
retail establishment has the same meaning as in section 144. (établissement de vente au détail)
user magazine licence
licence de poudrière (utilisateur)
user magazine licence has the same meaning as in section 144. (licence de poudrière (utilisateur))
user magazine zone licence
licence de poudrière (utilisateur-zone)
user magazine zone licence has the same meaning as in section 144. (licence de poudrière (utilisateur-zone))
vendor magazine licence
licence de poudrière (vendeur)
vendor magazine licence has the same meaning as in section 144. (licence de poudrière (vendeur))
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