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>Implementing a Chemical Safety Program

Table of Contents


  1. Introduction
  2. Legislation
  3. Chemical Purchasing and Inventory
  4. Hazard Identification Systems
  5. Understanding Hazards
  6. Understanding Labels and MSDSs/SDSs
  7. Safe Storage
  8. Controlling Exposure
  9. Working Safely with Chemicals
  10. Occupational Exposure Limits
  11. Evaluating Exposures
  12. Emergency Preparedness, Spill Response, and First Aid
  13. Waste Storage and Disposal
  14. Training



  1. Canadian Government Departments Responsible for Occupational Health and Safety
  2. Legislation References to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  3. Legislation References to Occupational Exposure Limits in Canada
  4. Occupations or Occupational Groups Associated with Carcinogen Exposure
  5. MSDS Sections and Related Content