REGULATORY NEWS FOR WEEK OF APRIL 22, 2019
On the basis of the information presented in this draft screening assessment, it is proposed to conclude that diazenedicarboxamide does not meet the criteria under paragraph 64(c) of CEPA as it is not entering the environment in a quantity or concentration or under conditions that constitute or may constitute a danger in Canada to human life or health.Therefore, it is proposed to conclude that diazenedicarboxamide does not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 of CEPA.
The Government of Canada wishes to inform you of the publication of the Regulations Amending the Concentration of Phosphorus in Certain Cleaning Products Regulations (the Amendments) pursuant to subsection 332(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The Concentration of Phosphorus in Certain Cleaning Products Regulations limit the concentration of phosphorus in laundry detergents, household dish-washing compounds and certain household cleaners that can be manufactured or imported into Canada. The Amendments exempt goods in transit to ensure consistency with the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Agreement on Trade Facilitation and standardize laboratory provisions.
Transport Canada’s Rail Safety Improvement Program provides federal funding in the form of grants and contributions. The program’s objectives are to improve rail safety, contribute to increasing safety at grade crossings and along rail lines, and increase public confidence in Canada’s rail transportation system.
When a train carrying flammable liquids is involved in an incident, first responders are often the first on scene. These types of incidents are not typical for first responders. They require a unique approach.
The ministry has posted its compliance plans for 2019-2020. Learn about the types of workplaces and hazards that will be targeted, and get resources to assist with complying with occupational health and safety laws. Read what to expect if an inspector visits.
EPA is proposing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 11 chemical substances which are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). This action would require persons to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing manufacture (defined by statute to include import) or processing of any of these 11 chemical substances for an activity that is designated as a significant new use by this proposed rule. If this proposed rule is made final, persons may not commence manufacture or processing for the significant new use until they have submitted a Significant New Use Notice, and EPA has conducted a review of the notice, made an appropriate determination on the notice, and has taken any actions as are required as a result of that determination.
The first report of the Integrated Regulatory Strategy presents a mapping of the universe of registered substances that are on the EU market. This information helps authorities to identify, plan and monitor the progress on identifying and regulating substances of concern.
What responsibilities do you have as a small business employer? How do you get help to keep your workplace safe? The Ministry of Labour has updated information and resources.