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WHMIS 2015

Canada has incorporated the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS has not replaced WHMIS. Rather, the original WHMIS, which remained virtually unchanged since 1988, has incorporated GHS elements. This program covers: The new classification criteria Label requirements Safety data sheet requirements Personal protective equipment, and Worker training and education Hazardous chemicals in the workplace can pose a multitude of hazards and risks. Any chemicals you work with must be properly labelled, and it is important that you know how to effectively gain valuable information from the labels and SDSs around you. Make sure you have the knowledge and the training required to ensure your workplace is a safe one.   DURATION: 17 Minutes

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