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Friday, December 13th, 2019

10 Safety tips to follow when using cleaning products Did you know certain cleaning products can kill or seriously harm you when mixed.
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

WHMIS Competency on the Job Providing workers with a WHMIS 2015 general training course is just one step in a comprehensive WHMIS Program. Ensuring WHMIS Competency; the ability to manage and safely work with hazardous products requires further action and education from the employer.
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Dermal Exposure to Chemicals and Identifying Chemicals of Concern The skin is the largest organ and the organ which is most commonly exposed to chemicals and health effects from this. Dermal exposure to hazardous substances can result in a variety of occupational diseases and disorders, including occupational skin diseases (OSD) and systemic toxicity.
Thursday, August 29th, 2019

What is Control Banding? Control banding (CB) is a validated risk assessment method, most commonly used to evaluate chemicals. CB has a 20-year history, starting with pharmaceuticals and proceeding into nanotechnology and ergonomics.  NIOSH has acknowledged that Control Banding can be a useful tool for small businesses.
Monday, August 12th, 2019

Do I need a Safety Data Sheet for that washer fluid at work?  
Friday, July 26th, 2019

The Limitations of PPE as a Hazard Control Method
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

What Is a WHMIS Exempt Product? Some products are exempt from the WHMIS 2015 legislation and are not required to have a WHMIS label or SDS. Buyers and product users, however, are required to comply with labelling requirements set out by the federal acts and regulations.
Monday, June 17th, 2019

Similar Exposure Groups can simplify Chemical Exposure Monitoring Do you know how many individual chemicals workers are exposed to in your workplace? How do you monitor who is exposed to what? What about exposures that are seasonal or change with maintenance activities?
Monday, June 10th, 2019

Complexities of Today’s Oil and Gas Worksites with SimOp/Concurrent Operations By John Artym
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Differences between U.S. OSHA and Canadian HPR WHMIS Regulations In Canada, hazardous products are regulated by Canada’s Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), and Canada’s national hazard communication standard, the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).
Monday, April 29th, 2019

Chemscape’s SDS data entry and customer support department is requested to obtain SDSs in French and English for some employers. Chemscape is often asked by customers - what is the specific language requirements for the province or territory that my employees work in?
Friday, April 12th, 2019

Federally Regulated Workplaces in Canada and WHMIS 2015 Compliance If you live in Canada and work in one of the following businesses and industries below, you likely work in a federally regulated sector: