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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 10.21 from 2019-06-25 to 2023-03-20:

 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) that use would result in a concentration of an airborne chemical agent that exceeds the values referred to in paragraph 10.19(1)(a) or subsection 10.19(1.1) or the limit referred to in subsection 10.20(1) or (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)
  • SOR/2017-132, s. 3
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 65
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