Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals


March 31, 2013 Ι  News Release:  Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals

Proposed changes deliver on key Regulatory Cooperation Council initiative”

As part of Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government of Canada today tabled new legislation intended to improve the level of protection for workers handling hazardous materials in the workplace.

The proposed legislative changes to the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) are an important step in Canada’s implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for workplace chemicals, a system currently being implemented by the United States and other countries.”

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News Release:  http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=tp&crtr.page=4&nid=832139&crtr.tp1D=1

Fact Sheet:  http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/nr-cp/_2014/2014-033fs-eng.php

 

 

 

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