What is WHMIS?

Answer "WHMIS" stands for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." Mandated by law, the WHMIS regulates the use of select controlled products in Canada. The WHMIS enforces labeling of products ... Read More »

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What is a WHMIS certificate?

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is a series of coordinated national, provincial and territorial laws in Canada that require employees to keep workers informed about da... Read More »

What color must WHMIS labels be?

WHMIS, which stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, is Canada's national standard for communicating chemical hazards. WHMIS sets a number of labeling requirements, but it does... Read More »

How often does whmis training need to be updated in ontario, canada?

In Ontario, Canada, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System training needs to be provided only one time by the employer. This training may be generic instruction on controlled substances. ... Read More »