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Chemicals & Materials

This section describes the properties as well as health and safety hazards of workplace chemicals. It also has information about chemical families, and programs such as WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System). How to work safely with different kinds of chemicals is covered in the section "Prevention and Control of Hazards".

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