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The WHMIS Core Material manual is a reference source for those who must interpret and apply the requirements of WHMIS. Suppliers and manufacturers of controlled products, employers, industrial hygienists, and health and safety committees are covered.
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WHMIS Core Material is also available as a series of smaller PDF files. The approximate file size is indicated. There is also a zip archive containing all of the files at the bottom of the list. Please note that bookmarks/links from document to document will only work if the PDF files are maintained together in one folder/directory.
|Cover, acknowledgements, title page, CCIP data, table of contents||Miscellaneous (PDF 2.1mb)|
|Introduction to WHMIS||Chapter 1 (PDF 217kb)|
|Classification||Chapter 2 (PDF 814kb)|
|Partial and Complete Exemptions||Chapter 3 (PDF 1.2mb)|
|The Label||Chapter 4 (PDF 1.4mb)|
|The Material Safety Data Sheet||Chapter 5 (PDF 3.4mb)|
|Worker Education and Training||Chapter 6 (PDF 203kb)|
|Confidential Business Information||Chapter 7 (PDF 265kb)|
|Resources||Chapter 8 (PDF 224kb)|
|Zip archive containing all the above files, requires zip utility to decompress||Zip archive (ZIP 8.3mb)|
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