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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 .

WHMIS
(Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)

 
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Material Safety Data Sheets

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Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Vertebra fractured, shoulder injured when faller struck by tree
  • Pain in chest and arm when ski patroller fell through cornice
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Worker crushed while welding excavator bucket
  • Dairy worker died inside vertical feed mixer
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What's New

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WHMIS After Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
Two free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS
Introduction
WHMIS After GHS: How Suppliers Can Prepare

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Archive

Archive of What's New for WHMIS