Canada's Adoption of GHS: What to Expect from WHMIS 2015

MSDSonline | January 5, 2017 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (CST)

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Canada officially adopted GHS on February 11, 2015 and implemented a series of phased-in compliance deadlines – the first of which is scheduled to go into effect on June 1, 2017. This session will provide a high level overview of Canada’s adoption plans and will touch on the following:
  • The GHS adoption timeline
  • An overview of GHS
  • A comparison of WHMIS 1988 and WHMIS 2015
  • An exploration of implementation at federal, territorial and provincial levels
  • The relationship between Canada and the US
  • Best practices to ensure compliance