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Language: English (Canadian) Tags: chemical hazards OHS Formats: PDF Topics: Safety and Emergency Services Employment and Labour Audience: General Public Organizations: Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour (2013-2016)

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March 1, 2015


On May 22, 2003, Health Canada issued an advisory warning Canadians about cosmetic nail preparations containing methyl methacrylate (MMA). The advisory issued because this chemical can adversely affect the health of persons exposed to it. Section 16 of Canada’s Food and Drug Act states that no...

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February 1, 2015


This document is intended to provide Alberta employers and workers with an update on changes to WHMIS legislation. It is important for employers and workers to be aware of the changes that are coming as they will have a significant impact on WHMIS in the workplace.

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October 1, 2014


The intent of this bulletin is to make employers aware of the potential hazards associated with ENMs and provide practical guidance to minimize risk. An overview of safe handling practices is provided based on whether the employer’s work is in a low, moderate, or high potential exposure category.