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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 .

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WHMIS 2015: Changes are Coming

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WHMIS 2015

New Publication: WHMIS 2015 at Work

Now available to view and download, this book contains general information about the new WHMIS 2015 program, including a summary of key changes from the original WHMIS program and the three main elements of WHMIS (labels, safety data sheets, and education programs).

regulatory amendments

Updates to the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation effective August 4, 2015


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).