The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is a critical component of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), ensuring proper labeling, handling, and communication of hazardous materials in the workplace. WHMIS guidelines mandate the labeling of hazardous materials, providing Safety Data Sheets (SDS) outlining their properties and safe handling procedures, and offering training to workers on identifying, handling, and mitigating risks associated with these materials. Compliance with WHMIS standards safeguards workers by enhancing their awareness of potential hazards, ensuring proper storage and use of hazardous substances, and empowering them to respond effectively to emergencies involving such materials, ultimately promoting a safer work environment.

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