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Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 12, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Risk assessment, chemical substances, Canadian Environmental Protection Act, exposure, releases into the environment
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 15, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML IATI
Keywords:  chemical substances, "Challenge", Chemicals Management Plan, 200 chemical substances, protect Canadians and their environment.
Federal

The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 24, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Chemicals Management Plan (CMP), reducing the risks, chemicals, chemical substances, environment.
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: May 24, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  chemicals and pollutants, exposure, health effects of chemicals, health risk.
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2019
Date Published: Jan. 1, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Pathogen Risk Assessment, Biosecurity Risk Assessment, Overarching Risk Assessment, risk assessment, Conducting any Risk Assessment, Local Risk Assessment, Assessment Team
Federal

Protect your health from harmful chemicals and pollutants. Follow these tips to ensure your home is a healthy home.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Dec. 21, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Chemical safety, healthy home, protect your health, harmful chemicals and pollutants.
Federal

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).

Last Updated: Dec. 16, 2020
Date Published: May 4, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  consumer product enforcement, summary report, consumer chemicals and containers, compliance, five categories of consumer chemicals, safety requirements
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2019
Date Published: Jul. 1, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Pathogen and Toxin Licence holders, pathogens, toxic licence, Biological Safety Officers. Biosafety, Personnel in regulated facilities, regulated facilities, biosecurity, Threat environment, biosecuirity
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 3, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive events, CBRNE, uncontrolled release of chemicals, biological agents or radioactive contamination, emergency.
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 14, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Ten Tips, protect your family, chemicals, pollutants, exposed to chemicals and pollutants.
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