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Risk assessments are conducted under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to determine whether there are risks resulting from exposure of Canadians to a substance, or releases of a substance into the environment, and the specific ways Canadians or the environment can be affected.
A key element in the Chemicals Management Plan is the collection of information on the properties and uses of the approximately 200 chemical substances identified through the categorization process as high priorities for action. This information will be used to make decisions regarding the best approach to protect Canadians and their environment from risks these substances might pose.
The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment.
Every day, we are exposed to chemicals and pollutants - in our air, food and water. There are chemicals in everyday products we use at work, at home and at play. While some chemicals may be beneficial to our health, others may pose a health risk if they're not handled properly.
The Local Risk Assessment guideline describes best practices for conducting a local risk assessment (LRA) in an organization where human or animal pathogens, toxins, or other regulated infectious material are handled or stored.
Protect your health from harmful chemicals and pollutants. Follow these tips to ensure your home is a healthy home.
The purpose of this Cyclical Enforcement (CE) project was to verify compliance of five categories of consumer chemicals which are subject to the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001).
This guideline describes best practices for conducting a biosecurity risk assessment in an organization where human or animal pathogens, toxins, or other regulated infectious material are handled or stored. The biosecurity risks associated with the handling and storing of pathogens and toxins can be minimized through the application of appropriate mitigation measures identified through the risk assessment process.
Information regarding the uncontrolled release of chemicals, biological agents or radioactive contamination into the environment or explosions that cause widespread damage; and Health Canada's role in preparation for, or in the event of such an emergency.
Every day, we are exposed to chemicals and pollutants in the air, food, water and products we use in our home. Here are ten simple steps you can take today to help protect yourself and your family.