Manitoba

Manitoba

Manitoba Labour and Immigration, Workplace Safety and Health administers The Workplace Safety and Health Act and its three associated regulations: The Workplace Safety and Health Regulation, the Operation of Mines Regulation, and the Administrative Penalty Regulation.

WHMIS legislation falls under Part 35 of the Workplace Safety and Health Regulation. This Part specifies the requirements for labelling and SDSs (formerly MSDSs) as well as education and training.

Manitoba has enforced WHMIS since its inception in 1988 and has an agreement with Health Canada to enforce the federal Hazardous Products Act (HPA) and associated regulations.

WHMIS Status

Current WHMIS Requirements

The Workplace Safety and Health Act

The Workplace Safety and Health Regulation

Effective July 31, 2015, the Workplace Safety and Health Regulation – Part 35 WHMIS has been amended to align with the amended Hazardous Product Act (HPA) and Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which incorporate the GHS.

Communications

Workplace Safety and Health – News [August 7, 2015]

Manitoba e-mail news service

Subscribe to Manitoba’s SAFEty Check Updates and get updated safety and health information direct to your email.

Health Canada

WHMIS News e-mail news service

CCOHS News Release

Preparing Workers for Upcoming Changes to WHMIS – free e-courses

Resources

Contact
Manitoba

Telephone in Winnipeg: 204-957-SAFE
Telephone outside Winnipeg: 1-855-957-SAFE