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1 888 621-SAFE (7233)
Fax: 604 276-3247.

This site provides information about the main elements of WHMIS and outlines the responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers for these elements. We welcome your .

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Safety Spotlight


New Rules for WHMIS in 2015

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Worker's arm fractured by brake press
  • Driver broke ankle jumping from runaway truck
  • More recent incidents


  • Operator fatally injured jumping off excavator
  • Young worker died when load of logs crushed cab
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New


New rules for WHMIS in 2015

Information about the upcoming changes to WHMIS 2015.

updated regulations

New/revised regulations and guidelines effective February 1, 2015


Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS



Archive of What's New for WHMIS