The website, WHMIS.org: Canada’s National WHMIS Portal, provides Canadians with a single point of access to the most current information about WHMIS 2015 from all of the jurisdictions across Canada. The website also contains helpful tools and resources for workers, employers, suppliers and trainers.
There are WHMIS requirements from Health Canada for manufacturers, distributors and importers as well as WHMIS workplace requirements from every province, territory and the federal Labour program that impact Canadian workplaces. WHMIS.org will be kept up-to-date with current information regarding the status of new and existing WHMIS laws and requirements in each jurisdiction.
“We know that information about WHMIS is spread across various government websites. We are hoping that WHMIS.org will provide the information people need, in one centralized location,” says Steve Horvath, president and CEO at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
WHMIS.org is a national resource developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) in collaboration with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of Health Canada (formerly the National Office of WHMIS) and each of the federal, provincial and territorial occupational health and safety regulatory jurisdictions across Canada.
For more information, visit www.WHMIS.org.