REA 1-Day Course

Workplace Chemical Safety Regulations in Ontario

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It’s time for one course that provides a comprehensive overview of the range of chemical safety regulations affecting businesses and institutions in Ontario – and this is the course! This course explains the requirements of the following regulations and statues (and also the rationale for these requirements): the designated substance regulations (under the OH&S Act); the Regulation respecting Control of Exposure to Biological and Chemical Agents (under the OH&S Act); the chemical safety provisions of the Industrial Establishments Regulation and (where audience needs warrant) the Health Care and Residential Facilities Regulation (under the OH&S Act); as well as chemical safety requirements; chemical waste storage requirements; key provisions of regulated codes for propane storage and handling; on-site (industrial) storage and handling of gasoline and fuels; and key provisions of the Ontario Electrical Code relevant to occupancies containing flammable or combustible materials or potentially explosive environments. An excellent follow-up course for the Pre-start Health and Safety Review course.

How can I benefit from this course?

You will gain knowledge of:

  • The roles and responsibilities of “Constructors” on “Projects”, and “Employer” in relation to contractors in non-construction situations

  • Relevant case law

  • The options for managing liability

  • Determining what to do to manage contractor and project safety

  • Contractor and project safety management methods

  • Managing project safety over the project lifecycle

  • The strengths and weaknesses of contractor safety prequalification, and how to do it

  • Important safety-related terms and conditions for construction and service contracts

  • Tools and methods for performance of a variety of project safety management tasks

  • Development of internal policies and procedures for project safety management

View Course Curriculum


Module 1 - Overview of the Regulatory Framework for Workplace Chemicals
Module 2 - The Details
Module 3 - Components of a Chemical Health and Safety Compliance Management Program

Is this course for me?

This course is OH&S Specialists, Plant Operations and Maintenance Managers and Engineers, Regulatory Compliance Professionals, Purchasing and Contracting Managers, Workplace OH&S Resource Persons.

Cost (See Terms & Conditions)

Public: $595.00 Plus Tax
In-House: Please contact us