WHMIS

This WorkSafeBC booklet discusses general information about WHMIS 2015: summarizes key changes from the original WHMIS describes the four main elements of WHMIS 2015 classification labels safety data sheets education and training outlines the responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, click here (2.30 MB).

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) provides information about hazardous materials, referred to as controlled products, used in the workplace. Under WHMIS, workers have the right to receive information about each controlled product they use, its identity, associated hazards, and safety precautions. WHMIS Fact Sheet PDF

This WHMIS poster can serve as a helpful reference in the workplace to educate and remind both employers and workers of correct labeling and handling of hazardous materials on workplace sites.



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