Ministry of Labour proposed changes to O. Reg. 490/09- Designated Substances under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
O.Reg. 490/09: Designated Substances
Bill or Act:
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Summary of Proposal:
The Ministry of Labour is proposing changes to O. Reg. 490/09 - Designated Substances and the Codes for Medical Surveillance, Respiratory Protection and Measuring. The proposal includes updating and incorporating the respiratory protection and measuring provisions requirements for designated substances directly into O. Reg. 490/09 and updating and consolidating the medical surveillance provisions into a new Code for Medical Surveillance.
The Ministry has prepared a consultation proposal for public review and comment that highlights the proposed changes to O. Reg. 490/09 and includes a copy of the proposed new Medical Surveillance Code for Designated Substances.
See links below for more information on this proposal.
Notice to Consultation Participants:
Personal information collected during this consultation is under the authority of Section 70 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and is in compliance with Section 38(2) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please note that your comments, submissions, identity and organizational affiliation will become part of the public record and may be released during or following the consulation process.
May 4, 2015
Comments Due Date:
July 6, 2015
2015 Designated Substances Regulation Review Project
Ontario Ministry of Labour
12th Floor, 400 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M7A 1T7