Aug. 4: WHMIS 2015 Changes to OHS Regulation Took Effect


Effective Aug. 4, 2015, WHMIS sections of the OHS Regulation changed to reflect WHMIS 2015. The changes apply to hazard classes and categories, pictograms and labels, and safety data sheets. But roles and responsibilities stay the same. The transition to WHMIS 2015 will take place over several years, with different implementation periods for employers and suppliers.