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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 432 from 2018-11-02 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Plan

  •  (1) A fireworks display plan must be prepared in writing and kept for two years after the date of the display. The plan must include the following information:

    • (a) the name of the display supervisor in charge and the number and expiry date of their fireworks operator certificate;

    • (b) the location of any Footnote *storage units in which the fireworks to be displayed will be stored before or after the display;

    • (c) a description of the display site, including the distance in metres from the firing site to the nearest spectators, buildings, structures and Footnote *vulnerable sites;

    • (d) the type of fireworks to be used;

    • (d.1) the diameter in millimetres of the largest aerial shell to be used or, if no aerial shells are to be used, the maximum height the fireworks will reach during the display;

    • (e) the quantity of fireworks to be used;

    • (f) a description of how the fireworks will be positioned within the firing site and how they will be fired;

    • (g) a description of the crowd-control measures that will be taken; and

    • (h) an assessment of the likelihood of harm to people and property resulting from the use of the fireworks.

  • Marginal note:Approval

    (2) The plan must be submitted to the Footnote *local authority. The written approval of the local authority to hold the fireworks display must be obtained before the display takes place.

  • Marginal note:Safety meetings

    (3) Meetings must be held with all people who will participate in presenting the fireworks display (for example, security guards and technicians) to inform them of the fireworks that will be used and the safety precautions to be taken during the display. Subsequent meetings must be held if the display is changed in a way that increases the likelihood of harm to people or property resulting from the use of the fireworks.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 39
  • SOR/2018-231, s. 40

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