CCOHS Representative Scheduled to Present Session at Western Conference on Safety

For Immediate Release

April 20th, 2015 – British Columbia, BC  – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will be sharing her occupational health and safety expertise at today’s Western Conference on Safety, hosted by the Pacific Safety Center.

Event: 2015 Western Conference on Safety
Location: Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel, 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7
Presentation: WHMIS After GHS: Current Status and Resources
Speaker: Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist, CCOHS
Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PDT

This session will reveal how the implementation of Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) will have significant impacts on manufacturers and suppliers of chemical products as well as on employers and users of chemical products. In light of recent Canadian legislation, a summary of changes and relevant timelines regarding Canadian WHMIS and GHS will be presented along with tools and resources that may be of value during the transition.

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