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Health and safety in cannabis processing and extraction

This information sheet helps cannabis production and extraction employers understand their responsibilities for managing health and safety risks in their workplaces. It also describes common hazards in cannabis production and extraction — including pressure vessels, chemicals, and extreme temperatures — and lists controls employers can implement to reduce the risk to their workers.

Visit our Cannabis cultivation & processing page for more information and resources.

Publication Date: Feb 2023 File type: PDF (153 KB) Asset type: Information Sheet