Prince Edward Island 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 PEI is covered in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Regulation, NB Reg 2016-6.

I am an employer in Prince Edward Island. Am I required to educate and train my employees on WHMIS?

Workers in PEI 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 Prince Edward Island?

This is a question that comes under provincial jurisdiction in Canada. PEI law states that employers in this province 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 Prince Edward Island employees?

WHMIS laws in PEI does 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.

When you have questions about local WHMIS requirements you can contact the jurisdiction that regulates WHMIS for PEI. More information is available at this link on the PEI Government website, www.gov.pe.ca