Month: January 2020

#OHSMatters January 2020

Are You Ready to Achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal for Chemical Management? Companies around the world are rallying to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for a sustainable planet. 2020 is the deadline for one key milestone – Target 12.4 which states: “By 2020 achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all waste …

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Will My Liability Increase if I Provide Instructions beyond what an SDS Provides?

Our short answer is no, your liability won’t increase – Employers are responsible for providing and ensuring workplace specific instructions/procedures are followed. But don’t take our word for it let’s look at what the Occupational Health and Safety Act says in general about responsibilities, what the Ministry of Labour’s (MOL) interpretation of the WHMIS regulations …

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