The Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) is an employer-funded crown corporation responsible for compensating workers with work-related injuries and promoting and enforcing workplace safety. It is the regulator/enforcer of the WHMIS regulations in Yukon and has an agreement with Health Canada to enforce the federal Hazardous Products Act (HPA) and associated regulations.
Current WHMIS Requirements
WHMIS Regulations have been harmonized with the amended federal Hazardous Products Act and Hazardous Product Regulations, which incorporate the GHS.
See Introducing WHMIS 2015 Web page for a summary of the updated WHMIS 2015 Regulations.
Stakeholder consultation is complete. The updated WHMIS regulations are effective July 13, 2015.