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Designated Substance Surveys 


Ontario Regulation 278/05 was introduced in 2005 to deal with Asbestos and other designated and hazardous substances. There are 11 substances classified under Occupational Health and Safety Act to be designated as a result of their toxic effect. The Act has 11 separate Regulations that have been passed, each describing the amount of the substance that workers can be exposed to and different ways to control and measure the substance in the workplace. It is the responsibility of building owners and employers to properly identify the Designated Substances that are present at their site.
This information also needs to be provided to all bidders at the tendering stage as a requirement of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. Following is a list of the 11 Designated Substances and their corresponding regulations:

1) Acrylonitrile O. Reg. 835
2) Arsenic O. Reg. 836 
3) Asbestos O. Reg. 278 
4) Benzene O. Reg. 839 
5) Coke Oven Emissions O. Reg. 840 
6) Ethylene Oxide O. Reg. 841 
7) Isocyanates O. Reg. 842 
8) Lead O. Reg. 843 
9) Mercury O. Reg. 844 
10) Silica O. Reg. 845 
11) Vinyl Chloride O. Reg. 846

In addition to the above designated substances, the law classifies a number of other substances as hazardous, they are:
Mould

-Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
-Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODSs)
-Radon
-Electromagnetic Radiation
-Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI)

Call us for an absolutely free phone advice on what you should do and where you stand with the law. Call us at 1-855-291-4663, we are both engineering professionals, and environmental service providers, you can count on us for the removal of the above designated substances. 

 

 

 

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Designated Substance Surveys 


Ontario Regulation 278/05 was introduced in 2005 to deal with Asbestos and other designated and hazardous substances. There are 11 substances classified under Occupational Health and Safety Act to be designated as a result of their toxic effect. The Act has 11 separate Regulations that have been passed, each describing the amount of the substance that workers can be exposed to and different ways to control and measure the substance in the workplace. It is the responsibility of building owners and employers to properly identify the Designated Substances that are present at their site.
This information also needs to be provided to all bidders at the tendering stage as a requirement of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. Following is a list of the 11 Designated Substances and their corresponding regulations:

1) Acrylonitrile O. Reg. 835
2) Arsenic O. Reg. 836 
3) Asbestos O. Reg. 278 
4) Benzene O. Reg. 839 
5) Coke Oven Emissions O. Reg. 840 
6) Ethylene Oxide O. Reg. 841 
7) Isocyanates O. Reg. 842 
8) Lead O. Reg. 843 
9) Mercury O. Reg. 844 
10) Silica O. Reg. 845 
11) Vinyl Chloride O. Reg. 846

In addition to the above designated substances, the law classifies a number of other substances as hazardous, they are:
Mould

-Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
-Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODSs)
-Radon
-Electromagnetic Radiation
-Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI)

Call us for an absolutely free phone advice on what you should do and where you stand with the law. Call us at 1-855-291-4663, we are both engineering professionals, and environmental service providers, you can count on us for the removal of the above designated substances. 

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