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Learn the Latest about GHS

CCOHS has worked in partnership with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Directorate of Health Canada (formerly the National Office of WHMIS) to develop a series of WHMIS After GHS fact sheets and e-courses. These free resources have been recently updated to reflect the latest information.


Free Webinar from Health Canada

To help you learn more about the GHS and how it will impact WHMIS, Health Canada, in collaboration with CCOHS, has released a free recorded webinar. This presentation will give you a better understanding of Health Canada's proposed approach to implementing the GHS in Canada and will outline proposed new hazard classification and communication obligations in WHMIS, which will take effect when the GHS is implemented in Canada.


CANWrite GHS Write (M)SDSs that meet Canadian WHMIS and US OSHA requirements

Chemical manufacturers and suppliers provide material safety data sheets (MSDSs) to help employers and workers understand product hazards and how to work safely with them. The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is being implemented into the U.S. OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, and work is underway for implementation into the Canadian Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).


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WHMIS/GHS e-Courses

Get your employees up to speed on WHMIS/GHS quickly, easily and cost-effectively. New e-courses added:

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