Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/87-612)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2018-05-23. Previous Versions

PART XIHazardous Substances (continued)

[SOR/88-199, s. 19; SOR/2014-141, s. 14(F)]

DIVISION IIHazardous Substances Other than Hazardous Products (continued)

[SOR/2014-141, s. 14(F); SOR/2016-141, s. 53]

Asbestos Exposure Management Program (continued)

Containers for Asbestos Dust, Waste and Debris

 Containers for the containment of asbestos dust, waste and debris and asbestos-containing material shall be

  • (a) dust-tight;

  • (b) suitable to contain asbestos dust, waste or debris;

  • (c) impervious to asbestos;

  • (d) identified as containing asbestos dust, waste or debris;

  • (e) cleaned with a damp cloth or a vacuum cleaner that is equipped with a HEPA filter immediately before being removed from the work area; and

  • (f) removed from the work place frequently and at regular intervals as determined by a qualified person.

  • SOR/2017-132, s. 12

Identification

 Every container of a hazardous substance, other than a hazardous product, that is stored, handled or used in the work place shall be labelled in a manner that discloses clearly

  • (a) the name of the substance; and

  • (b) the hazardous properties of the substance.

  • SOR/88-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2014-141, s. 14(F)
  • SOR/2016-141, s. 53

 If a safety data sheet in respect of a hazardous substance, other than a hazardous product, that is stored, handled or used in the work place may be obtained from the supplier of the hazardous substance, the employer shall

  • (a) obtain a copy of the safety data sheet; and

  • (b) keep a copy of the safety data sheet readily available for examination by employees in any form, as determined in consultation with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the safety and health committee or the safety and health representative.

  • SOR/88-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2014-141, s. 14(F)
  • SOR/2016-141, s. 43

DIVISION IIIHazardous Products

[SOR/2016-141, s. 53]

Interpretation

 In this Division,

bulk shipment

bulk shipment has the same meaning as in subsection 5.5(1) of the Hazardous Products Regulations; (expédition en vrac)

container

container means any package or receptacle, including a bag, barrel, bottle, box, can, cylinder, drum and storage tank; (contenant)

fugitive emission

fugitive emission means a hazardous product in gas, liquid, solid, vapour, fume, mist, fog or dust form that escapes from processing equipment, from control emission equipment or from a product into the work place; (émission fugitive)

hazardous waste

hazardous waste means a hazardous product that is acquired or generated for recycling or recovery or is intended for disposal; (résidu dangereux)

laboratory sample

laboratory sample has the same meaning as in subsection 5(1) of the Hazardous Products Regulations; (échantillon pour laboratoire)

manufactured article

manufactured article[Repealed, SOR/2016-141, s. 44]

readily available

readily available[Repealed, SOR/2016-141, s. 44]

risk phrase

risk phrase means, in respect of a hazardous product, a statement identifying a hazard that may arise from the use of or exposure to the hazardous product; (mention de risque)

sale

sale includes offer for sale, expose for sale and distribute; (vente)

significant new data

significant new data has the same meaning as in subsection 5.12(1) of the Hazardous Products Regulations; (nouvelles données importantes)

supplier label

supplier label means a label prepared by a supplier that discloses any information elements required by the Hazardous Products Act; (étiquette du fournisseur)

supplier material safety data sheet

supplier material safety data sheet[Repealed, SOR/2016-141, s. 44]

supplier safety data sheet

supplier safety data sheet means a safety data sheet prepared by a supplier that discloses any information elements required by the Hazardous Products Act; (fiche de données de sécurité du fournisseur)

work place label

work place label means a label prepared by an employer in accordance with this Division; (étiquette du lieu de travail)

work place material safety data sheet

work place material safety data sheet[Repealed, SOR/2016-141, s. 44]

work place safety data sheet

work place safety data sheet means a safety data sheet prepared by an employer in accordance with subsection 11.35(1) or (2). (fiche de données de sécurité du lieu de travail)

  • SOR/88-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2016-141, ss. 44, 53

Application

  •  (1) This Division does not apply in respect of any

  • (2) This Division, other than section 11.45, does not apply in respect of hazardous waste.

  • SOR/88-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2016-141, s. 45
  • 2018, c. 9, s. 77

Safety Data Sheets and Labels in Respect of Certain Hazardous Products

 Subject to section 11.44, every employer shall implement the provisions of sections 11.29 and 11.30 in respect of a hazardous product and may, in so doing, replace the generic name of the product with the brand name, chemical name, common name or trade name, if the hazardous product

  • SOR/88-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2016-141, s. 46

Supplier Safety Data Sheets

  •  (1) If a hazardous product, other than a hazardous product referred to in paragraph 11.33(c), is received in the work place by an employer, the employer shall, without delay, obtain a supplier safety data sheet in respect of the hazardous product from the supplier, unless the employer is already in possession of a supplier safety data sheet that

    • (a) is for a hazardous product that both has the same product identifier and is from the same supplier;

    • (b) discloses information that is current at the time that the hazardous product is received; and

    • (c) was prepared and dated less than three years before the day on which the hazardous product is received.

  • (2) If the supplier safety data sheet in respect of a hazardous product in a work place is three years old or more, the employer shall, if possible, obtain from the supplier a current supplier safety data sheet.

  • (3) If it is not possible for an employer to obtain a current supplier safety data sheet, the employer shall update the hazard information on the most recent supplier safety data sheet that the employer has received, on the basis of the ingredients disclosed on that supplier safety data sheet and on the basis of any significant new data of which the employer is aware.

  • (4) The employer is exempt from the requirements of subsection (1) if a laboratory sample of a hazardous product is received in a work place from a supplier who is exempted by the Hazardous Products Regulations from the requirement to provide a safety data sheet for that product.

  • SOR/88-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2016-141, s. 46
 
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