Category: WHMIS

WHMIS 2015 – Regulations by Province

Jul 2017

Author: Patrick Lizotte

Categories: Canada GHS, GHS Solutions, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015


Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has been modified to incorporate the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) as WHMIS 2015. Although many, if not most, of you are familiar with the adoption, there are often uncertainties about the regulation, particularly as it pertains to jurisdictional adoption. It is important…


New Transition Timelines – Hazardous Products Regulations – WHMIS 2015

May 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Canada GHS, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015


With the first WHMIS 2015 deadline looming for manufacturers and importers to have updated Safety Data Sheets and labels that include GHS information and are compliant with the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), Canadian officials have announced changes to the timing of some of the transition phases. The first deadline for manufacturers and importers that was originally…


SDS Management Update – A New & Improved Localization for Korea

Apr 2017

Author: Erika Scrimpshire

Categories: GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, SDS Authoring, SDS Management, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015


SiteHawk is pleased to announce the release of an improved translation for the Korean version of our SDS management solution, SiteHawk Communicator. This enhanced localization was performed by native speakers to provide a more accurate and user-friendly interface for SDS management in Korean. SiteHawk Communicator is offered in 26 languages and there are data sets…


Waiting for WHMIS – An update on Canada’s adoption of GHS

Oct 2014

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Canada GHS, Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, SDS Management, WHMIS

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The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) which provides Canada’s workplace chemicals hazard communication system recently published its proposed Hazardous Products Regulations and Canada’s GHS adoption in the Canada Gazette. Proposed changes include implementing the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as published by the United Nations without the loss of…