Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

Part 18 Laboratories

18.1 Interpretation

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

approved hazardous substance


means a hazardous substance for which an approval to import or manufacture for release, or to import into containment or to manufacture in containment, has been issued by the EPA under the HSNO Act; and


includes a hazardous substance approved under section 48 of the HSNO Act for release or use in an emergency

emergency response plan means an emergency response plan required under subpart 2 of Part 5

laboratory manager means a person designated under regulation 18.12(1) as a manager of a laboratory or of a part of a laboratory

small container


means a container in which a hazardous substance is being held before or during use in a laboratory in quantities typically used for that purpose; and


includes any laboratory equipment in which any hazardous substance remains after that use.

Compare: SR 2001/115 r 3