IMPORTANT LEGISLATION UPDATE! WHMIS with GHS (WHMIS 2015)

WHMIS legislation has now been amended to WHMIS with GHS.  GHS stands for Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of hazardous workplace chemicals (controlled products). WHMIS with GHS is a system that defines and classifies the hazards of chemical products and communicates health and safety information on labels and safety data sheets (SDSs). WHMIS with GHS became law through the amended regulations on February 11th 2015. All provincial, federal, territorial occupational health and safety WHMIS regulations must be updated and all employees must be retrained on the new standard commencing June 1st, 2015.

For more information on WHMIS with GHS (WHMIS 2015) visit:
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/environmental-workplace-health/occupational-health-safety/workplace-hazardous-materials-information-system/whmis-2015.html

Workplace Violence and Harassment:
http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/pubs/wpvh/violence.php

WHMIS
 http://www.assembly.nl.ca/Legislation/sr/regulations/rc961149.htm