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WHMIS 2015: The Basics

Designed for workers, this book explains the basics of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), including:

  • Key changes from WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015
  • Classification
  • Pictograms
  • Labels
  • Safety data sheets (SDSs)
  • Responsibilities of workers, employers, and suppliers
  • Education and training

To help workers find out how much they’ve learned, several exercises are included near the end of the book.

Publication Date: Aug 2016 File type: PDF (2 MB) Asset type: Book Order: BK61-2015