HS17 – Hazardous Waste Disposal

Records of the disposal of hazardous waste.

Related Records | Responsible Unit | Information Steward | Information Confidentiality Classification | Retention | Disposition | Authority | Retention Rationale | Version Information

Content & Scope

Under the Environmental Protection Act and its regulations, hazardous waste must be managed in an environmentally safe manner.

This records class excludes the disposal of PCB waste.

The records include Ministry of Environment generator registration reports and supporting data, waste manifests, and related correspondence.

Related Records

For the disposal of PCB waste, see HS19 – PCB Storage/Disposal.

Responsible Unit

Safety Office

Information Steward

Vice-President, Administration & Finance.

Information Confidentiality Classification



3 years.


Secure Destruction.


Responsible Units should document the disposal/destruction of official records using the University records destruction form or equivalent documentation, to verify that we are following our records retention rules.


  • R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 347: General - Waste Management, under the Environmental Protection Act.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Retention Rationale

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 347: General - Waste Management, s. 18 (6.1) requires a record of all data, analysis and other information used in the preparation of the [generator registration] report to be kept for at least three years and s.23 (2) requires that waste manifests be retained for at least two years, if a paper manifest is used.

Approval Date

19 December 2011