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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 9.6 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-06-24:

  •  (1) Each container that is used for solid or liquid waste in the work place shall

    • (a) be equipped with a tight-fitting cover;

    • (b) be so constructed that it can easily be cleaned and maintained in a sanitary condition;

    • (c) be leak-proof; and

    • (d) where there may be internal pressure in the container, be so designed that the pressure is relieved by controlled ventilation.

  • (2) Each container referred to in subsection (1) shall be emptied at least once every day that it is used.

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