Are You Frustrated by WHMIS?

WHMIS was created to help reduce the injuries, illnesses, deaths, medical costs, fires and explosions caused by the unsafe use of hazardous products. Despite these noble objectives, 30 years after its creation it is one of the most frustrating pieces of legislation in the Health and Safety area. Why? Frustration exists when you do the […]

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Do You Want Your Employees to Read the SDS?

Providers of online WHMIS education claim that their program will help employees to: “recognize hazardous materials, gather additional hazard information, and learn how to safely store, use and handle these items”  They do it by teaching people to read the Safety Data Sheets (SDSs). For a small amount of money and an hour of time […]