WHMIS

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Hazardous materials may cause serious health problems in workers or fires or explosions in the workplace. WHMIS provides information on hazardous products, as defined and described in the federal Hazardous Products Act and Hazardous Products Regulations, so workers can protect themselves. While WHMIS was updated in 2015, responsibilities for employers, workers, and others remain unchanged.

WHMIS 2015 At Work

Managers, can you and your staff answer these questions?

What are the hazards of the hazardous product(s) we use regularly?
How are you protected from those hazards?
What do you do in case of an emergency?
Where can you get further hazard information?

WHMIS 2015 Workplace Label template

Please contact the VIU Print Shop to have copies of this label made for your use.

viu hs whmis 2015 workplace label

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