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13 04, 2018

WHMIS Update – New Rules for Section 3

By |April 13th, 2018|Chemical Management, Chemical Regulation, GHS, MSDS to SDS Conversion, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

Canada continues to hammer out the details of its GHS regulation. As part of this process, Canada has released a new WHMIS update.Under the previous revision, manufacturers were required to display the exact percent concentration [...]

19 06, 2017

WHMIS 2015 Enforcement Deadlines Delayed

By |June 19th, 2017|Chemical Regulation, GHS, GHS Regulations, HazCom, MSDS to SDS Conversion, SDS software, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

On May 19th, Health Canada announced that they would be extending Phase 1 of the WHMIS 2015 transition. Under the new transition timetable, manufacturers and importers (including many US firms) will have until June 1st, [...]

8 03, 2017

Options Narrow as Canada GHS Deadline Looms

By |March 8th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

If you’re not yet in compliance with WHMIS 2015, you may want to hurry. Chemical suppliers have less than 100 days left to comply with the Canadian GHS standard, and only a few options for [...]

17 02, 2017

GHS in the US and Canada: What are the Differences?

By |February 17th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|2 Comments

Canada and the US share the world’s longest border, and are each others largest trading partners. The countries share a language and a common law. In recent years, both countries have implemented GHS standards. Despite [...]

4 03, 2015

What Are Your Responsibilities during the WHMIS Transition?

By |March 4th, 2015|GHS, GHS Regulations, Industry News, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

The main components of the Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are hazard identification and product classification, labeling, safety data sheets, and employee training. These components have various implications for individuals who manufacture, sell, or handle [...]