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CCOSH: Overview Of Material Safety Data Sheets
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety site covers what MSDS are, do you need them, format, what information is on them, can they be too old, employer responsibilities, and more.

MSDSonline: Canadian MSDS Glossary Of Terms
MSDSonline provides alphabetical MSDS glossary of terms, including dozens of common terms related to MSDSs, GHS and other regulatory documents.

WorkSafe BC: WHMIS 2015, The Basics
WorkSafe BC downloadable booklet WHMIS 2015, The Basics is designed for workers. It explains the basics of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), including: Key changes from WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015, Classification, Pictograms, Labels, Safety data sheets (SDSs), Responsibilities of workers, employers, and suppliers, Education and training.
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WorkSafe BC: Resource Site On WHMIS
WorkSafe BC resource site covers introduction, classification, labels & symbols, MSDSs, legislation, education & training, trade secrets, FAQs, regulation & guidelines, BC WHMIS services providers, and links to other sites with WHMIS resources.

HPAC Magazine: Prepare For Changes To WHMIS
HPAC magazine says WHMIS data sheets and hazard symbols may start appearing on construction sites in the spring of 2015.

WorkSafe BC: WHMIS 2015 Program
WorkSafe BC booklet WHMIS 2015 at Work contains general information about the 2015 WHMIS program. It summarizes key changes from the original WHMIS program, describes the three main elements of WHMIS (labels, safety data sheets, and education and training programs), and outlines the responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers for these elements. (PDF)
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