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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 243 from 2016-06-14 to 2017-06-19:

 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 the health and physical hazards that it presents. (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 has the same meaning as in subsection 1(1) of the Hazardous Products Regulations. (identificateur de produit)

readily available

readily available means, in respect of a document, present and easily accessible at the work place at all times. (facilement accessible)


supplier has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Hazardous Products Act. (fournisseur)

  • SOR/2016-141, s. 54

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