Explosives Regulations, 2013
Marginal note:Storage requirements — dwelling
231 (1) When power device cartridges are stored in a dwelling, they must be stored away from flammable substances and sources of ignition, in a manner that protects them from theft and ensures that access to them is limited to people authorized by the retailer.
Marginal note:Storage requirements — storage unit
(2) When power device cartridges are stored in a Footnote *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 power device cartridges may be stored in the storage unit;
(g) the storage unit must be Footnote *attended when it is unlocked;
(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.
Return to footnote *Terms preceded by an asterisk are defined in section 6.
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