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CCOHS Web Information Service

Alternate Titles: Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Web Information Service

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Access to:

  • MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheets from manufacturers and suppliers
  • CHEMINFO - comprehensive health and safety information on pure chemicals
  • RTECS- Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
  • Canadian enviroOSH Legislation - access to legislation for British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Canada (Federal)

  • Free access to:

  • OSH Answers - Answers to hundreds of frequently asked health and safety questions.
  • INCHEM Chemical publications from United Nations agencies
  • Workplace Health Promotion Resources Access to workplace health information
  • CHEMINDEX - Chemical names, CAS Registry Numbers and Synonyms
  • WHMIS Classifications - Identifying the WHMIS hazards of common workplace chemicals
  • Fatality Reports - Information on workplace fatalities including preventive measures
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