Section 21 Committee Update

Thank you to Deputy Chief Rob Grimwood, co-chair of the Section 21 Committee, for providing an update on their activities over the last year. The recording of his presentation is available on-demand below, and covers such highlights as:

  • The 4 new Guidance Notes under development

  • The 23 Guidance Notes under cyclical review

  • An update on some emerging issues, including medical surveillance, PFOS/PFAS, driver license exemptions, and use of sea cans for live fire structures

  • A break down of MOL activities from last year, including injuries and orders

For additional information about the 11 chemical agents prescribed as designated substances that were discussed in the presentation, please refer to O.Reg. 490/09, available here: O. Reg. 490/09: DESIGNATED SUBSTANCES (

Section 21 Update - OAFTO
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If you have any additional questions about the presentation, you may send them to Chief Grimwood at

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