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Transition from WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015

The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015 to align with the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying  and  Labelling  Chemicals  (GHS).    Alberta  will  amend  the  Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent with the federal legislation.

For more information, please refer to the bulletins found below:

Changes to WHMIS Legislation.pdf
Transition from WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015