Yukon Territory

Yukon Territory

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.

WHMIS Status

Current WHMIS Requirements

Occupational Health and Safety Act

WHMIS Regulations

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.

Communications

Stakeholder consultation is complete. The updated WHMIS regulations are effective July 13, 2015.

Resources

Contact
Yukon Territory

Telephone: 867-667-5645 or Toll-Free: 1-800-661-0443

Website: www.wcb.yk.ca