Month: March 2017

Corrosive

Simple, Relevant Messages for End-Users of Hazardous Chemicals

The end-users of hazardous chemicals in the workplace are workers, students, clients or contractors. They are typically not the technical experts who understand the chemical properties, potential hazards and exposure control methods for the materials they are using. The Workplace Hazardous Information Management System (WHMIS) attempts to help end-users by requiring the use of ┬áSafety …

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DSL

What are Designated Substances in Ontario?

In Ontario, the Designated Substances (DS) are defined in Table 1 of Ontario Regulation 490/09. O. Reg. 490/09 consolidates eleven of the twelve stand-alone regulations for designated substances being used, handled or stored in Ontario and it came into effect on July 1st, 2010. The only regulation that was not consolidated was O. Reg. 278/05 …

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