4.3 (1) Every employer shall ensure that each washroom and galley area used by employees is maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and cleaned at least once in every 24 hour period in which they are used.
(2) Employees who use washrooms and galley areas shall keep them as clean and in as sanitary a condition as possible.
(3) All work that may cause dusty or unsanitary conditions shall be carried out in a manner that will prevent the contamination of the air by dust or other substances injurious to health.
4.4 (1) Each container that is used for solid or liquid waste, other than a disposable plastic garbage bag, shall be
(b) constructed so that it can be easily cleaned and maintained in a sanitary condition; and
(c) equipped with a tight-fitting cover or enclosed in a manner that does not present a health or safety hazard.
(2) Each container shall be emptied as soon as practicable after it becomes full and at least once in every 24 hour period in which it is used.
(3) If disposable plastic garbage bags are used, they shall be
(b) strong enough to support their contents when full; and
(c) closed and secured when full and disposed of at the first opportunity.
4.5 Every washroom shall be enclosed in such a manner as to provide for a reasonable amount of privacy for its occupant.
4.6 Toilet paper shall be provided in each washroom that contains a toilet.
4.7 A covered container for the disposal of sanitary napkins shall be provided in each washroom.
4.8 If vermin have entered any enclosed part of a work place, the employer shall as soon as possible take all steps necessary to eliminate the vermin and prevent their re-entry.
4.9 (1) In those washrooms that contain a washbasin, every employer shall ensure that the water supply to the washbasin is sufficient to serve the employees.
(2) In every washroom that contains a washbasin, the employer shall ensure that the following are provided:
(a) soap or other cleaning agent in a dispenser at each washbasin;
(b) single-use hand towels in sufficient quantity to serve the employees using the washroom; and
(c) a non-combustible container for the disposal of used towels.
(3) If hot water is provided for personal washing, it shall be maintained at a temperature of not more than 43°C.
(4) If it is not practicable to comply with subsection (1), the employer shall ensure that sufficient antiseptic agent is provided to employees.
4.10 (1) Every employer shall ensure that employees are provided with potable water in sufficient quantity for drinking, personal washing and food preparation.
(2) The potable water shall meet the microbiological quality guidelines set out in the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality, prepared by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water and published by the Department of Health.
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