CCOHS Senior Technical Specialist to Present WHMIS After GHS Update at Burlington, ON Conference


HAMILTON, ON (January 31, 2013) – Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, will present an update on WHMIS After GHS at a conference arranged by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering’s Hamilton and District Chapter. 

GHS-the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals - provides a comprehensive standard for the classification of chemical hazards and communication of information on labels and safety data sheets (SDSs). OSHA HazCom 2012 adopted GHS and transitioning to GHS is underway in the United States. Similar changes to Canadian WHMIS are expected in 2013. Ms. Chappel’s presentation will review the main elements of GHS, and discuss any impacts to the workplace.


Event: Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) Hamilton and District Chapter


Presentation: WHMIS After GHS


Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013


Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 



Kings Court Banquet Centre

1159 King Road

Burlington, Ontario 


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