The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is a national system designed to provide information about hazardous materials (controlled products) used in the workplace. The cornerstone of the system is the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) which defines what controlled products are and makes suppliers responsible for providing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and labels.

The Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) outline the classification of controlled products and specify what information is to be included on the label and MSDS. Occupational health and safety legislation across Canada require employers to obtain this information from the supplier and use it educate workers and train them in safe work procedures.

This 3.5 hour workshop will serve to inform you on safe practices when using chemicals.