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WHMIS 2015 - Glossary: WHMIS 2015 - Glossary - H-M

Hazard classification – the hazard class and category assigned to a hazardous product based on the comparison of the properties of the hazardous product with the criteria for each hazard class in the HPR. Hazardous Products Act / Hazardous Products Regulations – The Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) are Canadian federal regulations enabled by the Hazardous Products Act (HPA). Health hazards not otherwise classified (HHNOC) – hazardous products classified in this hazard class have a ...

WHMIS 2015: WHMIS 2015 - Labels

Suppliers of hazardous products are required to apply a label that meets the requirements of the Hazardous Products Regulations. If the hazardous product is always used in the container with the supplier label, no other label is required. Supplemental label information – some supplemental label information is required based on the classification of the product.

How to Work Safely with: How to Work Safely with - Hazardous Products Using the ...

Hazardous products with the flame pictogram can be a fire or explosion hazard in the workplace. Below are the signal words and hazard statements for the other WHMIS 2015 hazard classes and categories that are assigned the flame pictogram. Handle and store pyrophoric products and products that react with water to release a flammable gas under inert gas or a liquid/gas specified by the supplier.

Health and Safety Programs: Incident Investigation

This situation should not arise if the incident is investigated by a team of people, and if the worker representative(s) and the investigation team members review all incident investigation findings and recommendations thoroughly. An investigator or team who believe that incidents are caused by unsafe conditions will likely try to uncover conditions as causes. The steps in the investigation are simple: the investigators gather data, analyze it, determine their findings, and make ...

WHMIS 2015: WHMIS 2015 - Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

SDSs provide more detailed hazard information about the product than the label. If a product covered by the Hazardous Products Act meets the criteria to be included in a hazard class or category, it is considered to be a "hazardous product". "New data regarding the hazard presented by a hazardous product that change its classification in a category or subcategory of a hazard class, or result in its classification in another hazard class, or change the ways to protect against the hazard ...

Chemical Profiles: Silica, quartz

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are fire hazards and extinguishing media for silica? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemical Profiles: Asbestos

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are fire hazards and extinguishing media for asbestos? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Construction Worker - General

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for construction workers? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemical Profiles: Lead

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are the potential health effects of lead? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Health and Safety Programs: Employee Orientation Checklist

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Â Â Health and Safety Inform the health and safety specialist that a new employee has joined the company who will need safety training. Explain how the employee can participate in the health and safety process (e.g., report hazards) Â Â General Rights and Responsibilities Explain worker rights and responsibilities as ...

Garages: Garages - Autobody Repair

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Contact the governmental department for occupational health and safety in your jurisdiction to get additional information on regulatory requirements. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Health and Safety Programs: Inspection Checklists - General Information

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. The best checklist for your workplace is one that has been developed for your specific needs. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Metalworking Machines: Metalworking Machines - General

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Refer to OSH Answer sections on Powered hand tools, Hand Tools, and Abrasive Wheels for additional information. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Welder

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety hazards associated with being a welder? Because of the wide variety of workplaces where welding may occur, and the vast range of materials used by welders, all situations cannot be covered in this document.

Occupations and Workplaces: Carpenter

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for carpenters? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Drivers - Distance (General)

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. This driving may include drivers of work or personal vehicles, those travelling from site to site, driving to an off-site meeting, picking up office supplies, etc. What are some health and safety issues for drivers?

Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Asthma, Work-related

When a substance or condition at work causes asthma, it is called work-related asthma. Occupational asthma - refers to cases of asthma caused by specific agents in the workplace. Work-exacerbated asthma - those who have a worsening of their asthma symptoms while at work (e.g., factors at work may trigger, aggravate, or exacerbate existing asthma).

Chemicals and Materials: Nanotechnology

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. It focuses on the health and safety concerns when workers are exposed during the manufacture of nanoparticles. The effects of the nanoparticles are not only based on the chemical characteristics - the shape, size, surface texture, surface charge and other factors can all impact how the nanoparticles might affect our health.

Chemical Profiles: Acetone

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. For large scale use of this product: use non-sparking ventilation systems, approved explosion-proof equipment and intrinsically safe electrical systems in areas where this product is used and stored. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Delivery Persons - General

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for delivery persons? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.


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