Transitioning to WHMIS 2015

Are you ready?

As of September 1, 2018, all hazardous products sold or imported into Canada and intended for storage, handling or use in a Canadian workplace must be compliant with WHMIS 2015.

Each federal, provincial, and territorial jurisdiction across Canada has agreed to target a final deadline of December 1, 2018* for transition to WHMIS 2015. By this date:

Employer duties have not changed. They include:

Worker education and training

Employers are required to educate and train workers about WHMIS 2015, including:

Transition Tips

For Updates

whmis.org
whmis.gc.ca

*Specific dates may vary by jurisdiction. Check your jurisdiction's deadline on whmis.org or contact your WHMIS regulator.