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May 1, 2018

Description

WHMIS 2015 applies to "hazardous products". A hazardous product is any product that meets the criteria to be classified in a category or subcategory of one or more of the hazard classes as described in the federal Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR).


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September 1, 2016

Description

The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015, to align with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labelling chemicals. Alberta will amend the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent...


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June 1, 2015

Description

Presents changes to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) that will affect both school staff and students.


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February 1, 2015

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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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Last Modified

February 1, 2015

Description

The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015 to align with the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling Chemicals (GHS). Alberta will amend the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent...


Views: 18
Last Modified

January 1, 2013

Description

The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS was developed to ensure that workers receive adequate hazard information about chemicals that are used at their work site. The system requires suppliers and distributors of controlled products...


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Last Modified

October 1, 2011

Description

The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS is a national hazard communication system. It affects suppliers, importers, and distributors of potentially hazardous materials used at worksites, and employers and workers who use those materials.


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July 1, 2009

Description

Canada’s occupational health and safety agencies have agreed to allow the use of an internationally recognized format for material safety data sheets (MSDSs). This fact sheet looks at what must be done to ensure that an MSDS complies with existing legislation.


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April 1, 2009

Description

Many products used at oil and gas lease sites may be hazardous to workers’ health and safety. Employers must have specific information available on-site for any of these products that are classified as “controlled products” under the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). This...