Chemical

Chemical hazards are substances derived from molecules or atoms that can be detrimental to health or to the environment.

Regulators/regulations

  • Provincial directives pertaining to safety and wellness in the workplace. 
  • An arms control agreement that outlaws the production, stockpiling, and use of chemical weapons
  • University researchers who use, produce or store chemicals regulated by the CWC must complete the declaration form
  • Reporting occurs annually in February/March
  • Refers to asbestos and asbestos-containing products
  • University researchers who manufacture, use, display, or import asbestos or asbestos-containing products must complete the declaration form
  • Reporting occurs annually in February/March

Which chemicals form peroxides?

Peroxides may be explosive under certain conditions. Find out if you've got peroxide forming chemicals lurking in your space and how to work safely with them.