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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 243 from 2010-06-03 to 2016-06-13:

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

airborne chrysotile asbestos

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

hazard information

hazard information means, in respect of a hazardous substance, 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)

lower explosive limit

lower explosive limit means the lower limit of flammability of a chemical agent or a combination of chemical agents at ambient temperature and pressure, expressed

  • (a) for a gas or vapour, as a percentage in air by volume; and

  • (b) for dust, as the weight of dust per volume of air. (limite explosive inférieure)

product identifier

product identifier means, in respect of a hazardous substance, 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)


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)

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