Under Part 36 of the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Regulation, a "biological substance" is defined as a substance containing living organisms or parts of living organisms in their natural or modified forms. Not all biological substances are hazardous; however, certain kinds, such as viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi, can negatively impact a person's health.
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