OHS Insider Month in Review – March 2018 Québec
LAWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
|Workers’ Comp Filing Deadline
March 15, 2018
Jan.: CNESST submitted a list of 2,440 products classified as hazardous products subject to Classification requirements under the federal Hazardous Products Regulations.
Feb. 14: Draft regulations the new Environmental Quality Act were published in the Québec Gazette for 60 days of public comment and will take effect by Dec. 1, 2018. There are 24 total regulations implementing the new EQA environmental licensing regime. Notable examples include Regulations addressing:
- WHMIS changes
- Biomedical waste
- Petroleum refinery liquid effluents
- Land protection and rehabilitation
- Pulp and paper mills
- Bituminous concrete mills
- Snow disposal.