Environmental emergencies: related links
- Canada-United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan 2009
- CANUSWEST-NORTH - Annex I to the Canada-United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan
A Plan for Response to Polluting Incidents Along the Inland Boundary between the Yukon Territory and the Province of British Columbia, Canada and the State of Alaska, United States of America.
- CANUSWEST - SOUTH Annex I to the Canada-United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan
Along the Inland Boundary between the Province of British Columbia, Canada and the States of Montana, Washington, and Idaho, United States of America.
- CANUSPLAIN - Annex II to the Canada-United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan
A Plan for Response to Polluting Incidents Along the Inland Boundary between the Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, Canada and the States of Minnesota, Montana and North Dakota, United States of America.
- CANUSCENT Annex III to the Canada-United States Joint Inland Pollution Contingency Plan
A plan for response to polluting incidents along the inland boundary between the Province of Ontario, Canada and the States of New York, Minnesota, and Michigan, United States of America.
- CANUSQUE Annex IV to the Canada-United States
A plan for response to polluting incidents along the inland boundary between the Province of Québec, Canada and the States of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York, United States of America.
- CANUSEAST Annex V to the Canada-United States
A Plan for response to polluting incidents along the inland boundary between the Province of New Brunswick, Canada and the State of Maine, United States of America.
- 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG 2008)
- Accident Information (CAN/CSA-Z796-98)
- Cylinders, Spheres and Tubes for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (CAN/CSA-B339-96)
- Emergency Planning at Class 1 Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills
- Guide for Selecting and Implementing the CAN3-Z299-85 Quality Assurance Program Standards (CAN/CSA-Z299.0-86 (R1997))
- Guidance for Safety Performance Indicators (SPI) HTML
- Medical Management Guidelines for Acute Chemical Exposures
- Risk Management: Guideline for Decision Makers (CAN/CSA-Q850-97)
- Public Health Response to Chemical and Biological Weapons
- Selection and Use of Cylinders, Spheres, Tubes and Other Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Class 2 (CAN/CSA-B340-97)
- Envirofacts Master Chemical Integrator (EMCI)
- EXTOXNET Pesticide Information Profiles (PIPS)
- International Chemical Safety Cards (WHO/IPCS/ILO)
- National Toxicology Program's Chemical Health & Safety Data
- NOAA Chemical Reactivity Worksheet
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Chemical Sampling Information
- Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
- The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety. As well, the Guidelines for Industry Emergency Response Contingency Plans can be accessed from the CCOHS site.
- The Canadian Chemical Producers' Association (CCPA) represents companies producing a broad range of petrochemicals, inorganic chemicals, and synthetic resins in Canada. This site provides a brief description of the Responsible Care® codes of practice on community awareness and emergency response, manufacturing, transportation, and distribution in relation to the sale of chemicals, chemical products, or services, the movement of those goods, and hazardous waste management.
- The Canadian Fertilizer Institute's On Guard for Canada Program encourages fertilizer manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to guard against criminal misuse of their products.
- The Canadian Fire Safety Association website promotes fire safety through the use of seminars, safety training courses, informative newsletters, scholarships, and regular meetings.
- Canadian Network of Toxicology Centres (CNTC)
- The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) publishes a document entitled Emergency Planning for Industry (CAN/CSA-Z731-95). The Standard can be purchased for a fee on the Canadian Standards Association website.
- The Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA) provides a resource library with a list of practical, concise guidelines (often with checklists and illustrations) that can be used to improve a facility's health and safety program. Information can be easily accessed, read, and downloaded from the Internet, free of charge.
- International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR)
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
- The Risk Management Internet Services website is a valuable source of information. The main library allows the user to search for publications and professional guides in the categories of chemicals, disasters, security, safety management, environment, health, and many others. The user can view the titles of Canadian, North American, and international documents. The accessibility of a complete document is restricted to members only; however, users can register on-line for a fee.
- The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada's hazard communication standard. The key elements of the system are cautionary labelling of containers of WHMIS "controlled products," the provision of material safety data sheets, and worker education programs.
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