Dangerous and Explosive Materials

Policy Number: 4.3.3
Policy Section: Safety
Approved by: National Ethics & Safety Committee, Executive Director
Date Approved: Sat, Dec 13, 2003
Date Effective: Immediately
Date Last Amended: Sun, Feb 1, 2015
Date of Next Review: Thu, Feb 1, 2018
Contact: National Ethics & Safety Committee
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1. Volatile and Explosive Materials 

    1.1 Volatile materials must be handled and transported pursuant to the federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and provincial legislation. The person handling the material must be properly trained. Explosives must be acquired, stored and handled pursuant to the federal Explosives Act.

   1.2 Transport Canada: Transportation of Dangerous Goods

   1.3 Explosive Act