Update: 26 May 2017: Recent reports are circulating that indicate that Canadian authorities are set to push back the WHMIS regulatory deadlines set for June 1 2017 by a number of months. Official confirmation via the usual official channels is expected shortly. ERA will update this article as soon as this information has been made official.
Manufacturers, producers and facilities based in Canada will by this stage likely be keenly aware of WHMIS 2015 regulations. This is a comprehensive new set of regulations, developed to UN-approved Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standards, which cover the onsite documentation and labeling of hazardous goods in Canada. These new rules will also have a subtle impact on any US business involved in the cross border trade of these goods.Read More