WHMIS Hazard Class Guide

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada’s national hazardous chemical standard. The WHMIS labels are used to warn individuals of hazardous chemical dangers. The WHMIS classification helps workers handle, transport and store potentially dangerous chemicals.

“WHMIS Classification System”

The Department of Health Canada created the WHMIS Classification on October 31, 1988. The French variation is called the Systeme D’Information Sur Les Matieres Dangereuses Utilisees Au Travail (SIMDUT). These hazardous ICC Compliance Center may be a good place to gather additional resources.