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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 10.16 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) No person shall use a hazardous substance in a work place where it is reasonably practicable to substitute a substance for it that is not a hazardous substance.

  • (2) Where a hazardous substance is to be used for any purpose in a work place and an equivalent substance that is less hazardous is available to be used for that purpose, the equivalent substance shall be substituted for the hazardous substance where reasonably practicable.

  • SOR/88-68, ss. 8, 14
  • SOR/88-632, s. 44(F)
  • SOR/96-294, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-208, s. 43(F)

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