Hazcom

  • What You Need to Know to Ensure Effective Usage of SDSs
    What You Need to Know to Ensure Effective Usage of SDSs

    Your workplace has hazardous chemical products that you are likely unaware of. The corresponding Safety Data Sheets for these products are filled with useful information for workplace safety. Properly managing those Safety Data Sheets is an important first step in becoming aware of the hazards and achieving chemical safety compliance. What is an SDS? Safety […]... Learn more

  • Risks Involved in Refilling Single-Use TC-39M/DOT-39 (Non-Refillable) Propane Cylinders
    Risks Involved in Refilling Single-Use TC-39M/DOT-39 (Non-Refillable) Propane Cylinders

    More and more Canadians purchase small, non-refillable propane cylinders yearly for heating and cooking during outdoor activities and torch fuel use. It is estimated that 2.2 million single-use cylinders are consumed annually in Canada. Refilling single-use propane cylinders — such as those typically used with camp stoves — is prohibited by British Columbia laws. The practice […]... Learn more

  • What Is The Difference Between WHMIS 2015 Vs HazCom 2012?
    What Is The Difference Between WHMIS 2015 Vs HazCom 2012?

    Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, or WHMIS, is a comprehensive plan for providing health and safety information on hazardous products for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. Canada’s Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) regulate hazardous products in Canada, as well as WHMIS, its national hazard communication standard. Provincial or territorial government departments responsible for health […]... Learn more