Chemical hazards in federally regulated workplaces

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (COHSR)

Is your workplace exposed to these hazardous substances

If so, refer to the Guide to the management hazardous substances

Methods of risk assessment/evaluation

For hazardous substances such as carcinogens, nanoparticles or other chemical agents which do not have established Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) or Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs), refer to the publication Control banding guideline.

For hazardous substances such as asbestos, flour dust, grain dust or other chemical agents which do have established Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) or Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs), refer to the publication: Occupational chemical agent compliance sampling guideline.

Refer to Labour Program by telephone 1-800-641-4049 or consult Canada.ca/workplace-health-safety.

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