Newfoundland & Labrador WHMIS Training

Federal, provincial, and territorial legislation make up the WHMIS system in Canada. CLICK HERE more information about Canadian WHMIS Legislation.

The provincial component In Newfoundland and Labrador is covered in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Regulations 1149/96.

Am I required to educate and train my employees on WHMIS as an employer in Newfoundland & Labrador?

Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador and all other Canadian provinces and territories are required to be educated on WHMIS. CLICK HERE for more information about Canadian WHMIS training requirements.

How frequently do I need to train my workers on WHMIS in Newfoundland or Labrador?

Employers in Newfoundland or Labrador must have a WHMIS program in place if workers are exposed to controlled products. They must also review their WHMIS program annually if there is a change in hazard information or change in conditions.

Do I need to have a WHMIS Certificate for my employees?

Newfoundland and Labrador WHMIS laws do not require that a WHMIS certificate is issued, however, it is good practice to have a certificate as proof training, knowledge and WHMIS compliance. For more information CLICK HERE.

Newfoundland and Labrador Specific WHMIS Requirements

The Department of Government Services is the WHMIS authority for Newfoundland and Labrador. More WHIS information is available at this link to the Newfoundland and Labrador website,