Dec. 2: Technical Guidance on WHMIS 2015 for Suppliers Released

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On Feb. 11, 2015, the government published the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which, when combined with amendments to the Hazardous Products Act (HPA), created WHMIS 2015. To provide guidance to suppliers of hazardous products destined for Canadian workplaces, Health Canada released the full Technical Guidance on the Requirements of the HPA and the HPR – WHMIS 2015 Supplier Requirements, which also provides suppliers with information on the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, its regulations and the mechanism to protect confidential business information.