Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Roles, responsibilities and requirements under WHMIS, amendments to supplier regulations, protecting confidential business information, compliance and enforcement, international cooperation, supplier resources, newsletter and contact information.

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Roles and responsibilities under WHMIS

About WHMIS and its implementation in Canada.

Amendments to the Hazardous Products Regulations

The amendments, their transition period and your obligations as a supplier.

Hazardous substance assessments

Database of assessments by chemical name.

Protecting confidential business information

Filing and registering a claim, compliance review, and a searchable list of claims for exemption from disclosure.

Supplier hazard communication requirements under WHMIS

Hazard communication requirements for suppliers, their legal foundations, and excluded sectors.

Compliance and enforcement

Compliance and enforcement of the Hazardous Products Act and Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, and their regulations.

Tools and resources for WHMIS suppliers

Guidance, policies, reports, classification and compliance tools and WHMIS logo.

International cooperation

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

Internationally consistent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information through labels and safety data sheets.

Regulatory Cooperation Council and workplace hazardous products

How Canada and the U.S. collaborate on common classification and labelling requirements for workplace hazardous products.

Email updates, newsletter and contact information

Workplace Hazardous Products Program newsletter

Guidance, policies, reports, classification and compliance tools and WHMIS logo.

Contact us

Find federal, provincial and territorial contact information and request a meeting.

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