S-2.1, r. 7 - Regulation respecting pulmonary health examinations for mine workers

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1. In this Regulation,
“asbestos” means the fibrous form of mineral silicates belonging to rock-forming minerals of the serpentine group, that is, chrysotile, and of the amphibole group, that is, actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite, tremolite, or any mixture containing one or more of those minerals;
“mine” means any establishment, with or without a processing or transformation mill, at which exploration, other than the boring of an artesian well, or extraction from the ground or from bedrock is done for the purpose of removing a mineral substance to obtain a commercial or industrial product;
Buildings, warehouses, garages and workshops located on the surface and in which work related to exploration or extraction of a mineral substance is performed are part of a mine.
A mine includes a quarry or a sand pit, but not a peat bog;
“physician in charge of health services” means the physician in charge of health services in an establishment, as referred to in Division III of Chapter VIII of the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1);
“silica” means cristobalite, quartz, tridymite, fused silica or any mixture containing one or more of those minerals.
O.C. 1325-95, s. 1.