WHMIS & Workplace Safety News

  • Safety in Transporting Dangerous Goods

    The transportation or transporting of Dangerous Goods is a complicated process. It is often taken for granted in the overall “safety training” discussion. Think about it this way; you offer or send out a product that can pose a risk to the safety of drivers, flight crew, dock workers, rail workers, all handlers, receivers, and […]... Learn more

  • Hazardous Material Transportation By Truck

    The shipping of Dangerous Goods, as risky as it sounds, is a vital necessity in our economy. Transportation of certain hazards such as compressed gases, corrosives, flammable liquids and toxics by road vehicle cause unique highway safety concerns. Transport Canada federally and each provincial agency have strict rules and regulations you must comply with.  Failure to do so could result in potential incidents, the […]... Learn more

  • How To Be Prepared For A Hazardous Emergency

    Even though you have taken all the precautions possible to prevent a hazardous spill or emergency in your workplace, mistakes can happen and these events could still occur. While you should do you best to train your employees and make your workplace safe to prevent this situations, you should also be prepared to handle hazardous […]... Learn more

  • Being Prepared With A Spill Kit

    If you work in an environment that you are exposed to hazardous materials, there is a very good chance that you have a  spill kit on hand. In the event that a hazardous spill or release occurs, the chemicals you may be exposed to can have serious impact on your health and safety, may spread throughout the […]... Learn more

  • HazMat Webinars: Keep Your Staff Safe Easily & Conveniently

    As experts in the field of workplace hazardous materials handling and information, we have years of experience helping businesses bring their workplace up to government standards and keeping employees safe. To make it as easy and convenient as possible for companies to train their teams, we offer online webinars. Online Hazardous Material Training If your […]... Learn more

  • The Benefits of Onsite Hazardous Material Training
    The Benefits of Onsite Hazardous Material Training

    Hazardous materials training is important for any company that handles dangerous goods and hazardous materials, by any method. Training can be provided in a number of ways, however onsite training presents the largest impact and understanding, as well as an interactive environment where each and every worker can receive the knowledge they need for their […]... Learn more

  • The Importance of Hazardous Materials Training

    There are many businesses in numerous industries that deal with hazardous materials on a daily basis. From gas stations to home cleaners, to industrial plants to importers, workers are frequently handling dangerous goods that can compromise their health and the safety of others around them if not handled properly and in accordance to regulations. This is […]... Learn more

  • Canada has adopted GHS (WHMIS 2015)
    Canada has adopted GHS (WHMIS 2015)

    On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada officially passed the GHS (Globally Harmonized System) to better follow the internationally recognized standard for hazard classification and communication into WHMIS. Health Canada’s program, WHMIS 2015, will be a transitional process to conclude December 1, 2018. What is GHS?? GHS is an internationally agreed-upon system, created by the United Nations. […]... Learn more

  • Addendum for IATA Regulations, 56th Edition
    Addendum for IATA Regulations, 56th Edition

    Note: This link is for the Addendum for the 56th Edition of IATA Regulations that took place January 1, 2015 Download Addendum Now   Order the current IATA Regulations Book HERE Overview of the significant changes in the 56th edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations effective as of 1 January 2015:... Learn more

  • TDG Amendments [SOR/2014-306 December 12, 2014]
    TDG Amendments [SOR/2014-306 December 12, 2014]

    SOR/2014-306 December 12, 2014 TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS ACT, 1992 Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Lithium Metal Batteries, ERAPs and Updates to Schedules)    ... Learn more