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WHMIS is getting an update. This site provides information about the original WHMIS 1988 and the updated WHMIS 2015, explains the changes, and outlines the responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers. We welcome your .

WHMIS
(Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)

 
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WHMIS 2015: Changes are Coming

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WHMIS 2015

The changes to WHMIS result in new standardized hazard classification criteria, a few new label requirements, and material safety data sheets (MSDS) will be replaced by safety data sheets (SDS).