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  • Safety in Transporting Dangerous Goods

    It is important to consider safety in transporting dangerous goods. The transportation 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 the transporters whether […]... Learn more

  • Hazardous Material Transportation Requirements

    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

    At Global Hazmat, we know 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 […]... Learn more

  • Be Prepared With A Spill Kit

    At Global Hazmat, we know how important being prepared with a spill kit is.  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 […]... Learn more

  • Webinar / Virtual Training: Safe & Convenient

    As experts in the fields of Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Waste and WHMIS / GHS, Global Hazmat has 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 Customized Webinar 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

    Hazardous materials training plays an important role for many Canadian businesses.  At Global HazMat, we know that 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 […]... Learn more

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

    Canada has adopted GHS (WHMIS 2015). What does this mean? 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 […]... Learn more

  • TDG Amendments [SOR/2019-101 April 15, 2019]
    TDG Amendments [SOR/2019-101 April 15, 2019]

    As a leader in Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) training, Global HazMat stays up to date with the latest regulations and amendments. In April 2019, the Government of Canada made amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act. SOR/2019-101 April 15, 2019 TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS ACT, 1992 To learn more about the 2019 amendments, […]... Learn more