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Laboratory Safety. W HMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System ) P rovides a standard method of labelling and identifying dangerous substances across Canada P rovides workers with information about hazardous materials to protect their health and safety. Laboratory Safety.

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Laboratory safety

Laboratory Safety

WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous

Materials Information System)

  • Provides a standard method of labelling and identifying dangerous substances across Canada

  • Provides workers with information about hazardous materials to protect their health and safety


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Laboratory Safety

MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheet)

  • information includes:

  • Material identification

  • Manufacturer information

  • Hazardous ingredients

  • Physical and health hazards

  • First aid

  • Potential chemical reactions

  • Spill, leak and disposal procedures

  • Protective handling, storage and preparation


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Laboratory Safety

HHPS (Hazardous Household

Product Symbols)

  • based on increasing levels:

  • Caution (low risk)

  • Warning (medium risk)

  • Danger (high risk)


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