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

Our short answer is No – 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 MOL’s interpretation of the WHMIS regulations is and lastly an example from the […]

Help Us Win – 2019 Readers’ Choice Award!

SDS RiskAssist™ Nominated for COS Magazine’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Award – Help us win! For the second year in a row, SDS RiskAssist™ has been nominated for the Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award in the SDS Management Solutions category (Question 45).  Last year we were one of 3 winners. This year, we aim […]

Digital Technology and Chemical Risk Management

Consider a process of chemical risk management that follows a basic framework, uses digital technology and puts clear simple results at your fingertips. The ACT Framework Access to information is what most organizations are doing with WHMIS today. Education helps workers understand the symbols, hazards and signal words used within WHMIS along with what should […]