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  • Preparing Workers for Upcoming Changes to WHMIS

    The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is changing as Canadians prepare to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). To help educate workers about the upcoming changes, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a new e-course, in partnership with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of ...

  • Preparing Workers for Upcoming Changes to WHMIS

    The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is changing as Canadians prepare to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). To help educate workers about the upcoming changes, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a new e-course, in partnership with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Canada Publishes UPDATED WHMIS to conform with GHS

    The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Canada’s national hazard communication standard, is changing to incorporate the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) – an internationally recognized standard for hazard classification and communication.  On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published the ...


    By MSDS Writer, L.L.C

  • National WHMIS Website Offers One-Stop-Shop for Canadians

    With the recent announcement of the changes to Canada's Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015), a website has been released to help Canadians transition from the old WHMIS system to WHMIS 2015 which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The website, WHMIS.org: Canada’s National WHMIS ...

  • The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Launches CANWrite GHS

    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced today that it has released its newest version of CANWrite. This latest CANWrite release is based on the U.S. HazCom 2012 implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). CANWrite GHS will produce an OSHA GHS and WHMIS compliant safety data sheet (SDS). Clients will be able ...

  • GHS in North America, learn more today

    It is a matter of when – not if - GHS regulations will be coming to North America.  Many nations have already adopted the new global system and are in the process of transitioning their hazard communication items such as labels and (M)SDSs. ICC The Compliance Center is always looking for ways to educate and help customers with transitions such as GHS.  With millions of chemicals ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Regulatory & Training Services Extend to CACD Members

    Niagara Falls, NY --- As an associate member of the Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD) for over 10 years, ICC The Compliance Center Inc. continues to support the association and its members. In an effort to enhance the relationship and build upon CACD’s training program initiative, ICC The Compliance Center Inc. is now extending regulatory and training services to association ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • MSDS - one way to spell safety

    For many, handling, storing or working with chemical products is a regular part of their job. Knowing how these chemicals may affect their health and safety is not only a legal right for workers, it can also reduce injuries and property damage, and save lives. Every WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) controlled product sold for use in Canada must be accompanied by a current ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Getting the H&S message across with workplace health and safety posters

    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) launched a poster program to help workplaces promote health and safety. CCOHS released the first two in a series of workplace posters: WHMIS Hazard Symbols and Cranes & Hoists Hand Signals. As part of an occupational health and safety program, the posters can illustrate and promote safe work practices and help remind people of ...

  • Exciting News! ICC`s Vancouver Branch is Moving to New a Location

    KEL-EX Agencies, a Division of ICC Compliance Center, is thrilled to announce that effective April 20, 2012, as part of our continued growth, our Vancouver Branch is moving to a new and improved larger location. "We are thrilled to be moving our business to a more centrally located area. As we build upon our expansion into Western Canada, we are continuously looking for new and value-added ways ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • ICC Compliance Center Acquires Kel-Ex Agencies Ltd.

    ICC Compliance Center is proud to announce that effective November 1, 2011 it will acquire KEL-EX Agencies, LTD. located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. As part of ICC Compliance Center's continuing expansion, the new acquisition of KEL-EX Agencies, LTD. will greatly advance our business growth in Western Canada, to both new and existing customers. "ICC will continue to grow as the industry leader of ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Stay alert by using facility identification products

    ICC The Compliance Center, a manufacturer of printed products for compliance with hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulations is now offering signs, tags and pipemarkers for compliance with workplace regulations. Signs, tags and pipemarkers are an important part of any safety plan when hazardous materials/dangerous goods are kept on the premises. Keeping employees safe helps reduce injuries ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 3E Company Enhances 3E Online SDS Management Platform with New Dashboard and GHS Awareness Tools

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the immediate availability of 3E Online®-SDS 9.0, an enhanced version of its chemical and safety data sheet (SDS) management application. The latest edition features enhancements designed to improve the accessibility and usefulness of compliance ...


    By 3E Company

  • MSDSonline launches new hazardous chemical inventory management platform Chicago, IL

    MSDSonline (http://www.MSDSonline.com), a leading developer of on-demand (SaaS) EH&S compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of its new hazardous chemical inventory management platform. The new web-based platform is designed to ...

  • 3E Company updates MSDgen SDS authoring system to support conformance with Canada’s GHS initiative

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the immediate availability of MSDgen ® 6.56, the latest version of its Safety Data Sheet (SDS) authoring system. The new release includes numerous enhancements aimed at simplifying global hazard communication initiatives, including expanded ...


    By 3E Company

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I (Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I(Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Acta Group

  • 3E Company introduces new safety card module for 3E Online SDS Management Platform

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of a new Safety Card module for its 3E Online®-MSDS Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management platform. The module enables the quick and easy creation of safety cards, which inform employees of the risks involved with product usage, level of ...


    By 3E Company

  • Global harmonization: What you need to know and do to prepare for the upcoming changes

    On October 25, 2011, OSHA sent the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) its final rule to adopt the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) as its hazard communication standard (HCS). OMB now has up to 90 days to review and finalize the rule before it is published in the Federal Register. GHS introduces a set of criteria for ...


    By 3E Company

  • MSDSonline Offers GHS Guarantee – Risk-Free MSDS Authoring for GHS Adoption by OSHA

    MSDSonline, the leading provider of on-demand MSDS management and authoring services, is making it easier for chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors to transition to the Globally Harmonized System in the United States by offering its GHS Guarantee for MSDSs authored into the US GHS format. Changes to the Hazard Communication Standard ...

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