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  • The Vital Role of WHMIS SDS in the Food Industry
    The Vital Role of WHMIS SDS in the Food Industry

    Ensuring the safety and well-being of workers, consumers, and the environment is paramount in the food industry. One crucial aspect of this safety framework is the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and its Safety Data Sheets (SDS). While often associated with industries handling hazardous chemicals, WHMIS is equally important in the food industry. This […]... Learn more

  • Why Shippers Should Take Their Dangerous Goods Shipping Compliance Seriously
    Why Shippers Should Take Their Dangerous Goods Shipping Compliance Seriously

    Shipping dangerous goods is a critical aspect of many industries, from manufacturing to pharmaceuticals. However, handling and transporting these materials comes with significant risks and regulatory requirements. At Global Hazmat, we understand the complexities of shipping dangerous goods and emphasize the importance of strict compliance. This blog explores why shippers should take their compliance seriously. […]... Learn more

  • Enhancing Safety with Effective PPE Management
    Enhancing Safety with Effective PPE Management

    Ensuring the well-being of employees is a top priority for businesses across all sectors. One of the most critical components of workplace safety is the effective management of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At Global Hazmat, we are committed to helping businesses elevate their safety standards through comprehensive and effective PPE management. This blog explores the […]... Learn more

  • Lithium Batteries: What’s Ahead in Regulatory Changes and Safety Standards
    Lithium Batteries: What’s Ahead in Regulatory Changes and Safety Standards

    The use of lithium batteries is growing rapidly due to the rise of portable electronics, electric vehicles, and renewable energy storage. As their popularity increases, so does the need for strict safety and regulatory measures to ensure their safe transport. This issue was a major focus at the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel meeting in December […]... Learn more

  • Does the Law require Safety Data Sheets in Canada?
    Does the Law require Safety Data Sheets in Canada?

    Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are crucial in ensuring workplace safety and compliance with regulatory standards. In Canada, businesses that handle hazardous chemicals are subject to specific legal requirements regarding the creation, distribution, and accessibility of SDS. Understanding these legal obligations is essential for businesses to maintain a safe working environment and avoid potential penalties for […]... Learn more

  • When Are Businesses Required to Update SDS Under WHMIS 2015?
    When Are Businesses Required to Update SDS Under WHMIS 2015?

    Under the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015, businesses in Canada are responsible for ensuring the safety of their workers by providing accurate and up-to-date Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for hazardous chemicals. Knowing when to update SDS is crucial for maintaining compliance with WHMIS regulations and protecting employee health and safety. Before delving into […]... Learn more

  • SDS Authoring for Suppliers in Canada: Everything You Need to Know
    SDS Authoring for Suppliers in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

    For suppliers operating in Canada’s chemical industry, a profound understanding of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) authoring is not just beneficial; it’s crucial. This knowledge is the key to compliance and ensuring the safety of your products. Safety Data Sheets are not just pieces of paper; they are vital documents that provide comprehensive information on the […]... Learn more

  • How to Prepare Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals
    How to Prepare Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals

    Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are essential documents that provide critical information about the hazards of chemical products. Whether you’re a chemical manufacturer, distributor, or user, understanding how to create SDS is necessary for ensuring workplace safety and regulatory compliance. This blog will walk you through a step-by-step process of preparing SDS for hazardous chemicals, covering […]... Learn more

  • How to Read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
    How to Read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

    Safety Data Sheets (SDS), formerly known as Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), are important documents providing crucial information about the hazards of chemical products. Understanding how to read and interpret SDS is necessary to ensure workplace safety and regulatory compliance. In this guide, we’ll discuss the key components of an SDS and provide practical insights […]... Learn more

  • Understanding Section 3 of the SDS – Chemical Composition and Ingredients
    Understanding Section 3 of the SDS – Chemical Composition and Ingredients

    Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are vital documents that provide comprehensive information about hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Among the various sections, Section 3 holds crucial details about the composition of the chemical, including its ingredients. In this blog post, we will delve into the significance of Section 3 of the SDS and why understanding chemical […]... Learn more