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Challenged by HazMat Information & Compliance Management?

October 2, 2003 - All employers must adhere to Federal and Provincial compliancy legislation in regards to workplace settings, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OHSA); Hazardous Products Act (HPA); Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG). Failure to comply with any of these legislative acts may result in costly penalties for your business.

Penalities can take the form of severe fines and legal action; both of which can negatively impact the community and industry profile of a business. For example, violation of the Federal WHMIS may result in a fine up to $1 million and/or imprisonment for up to two years; while violation of Provincial WHMIS laws may result in directives to make drastic operational changes, cease operations, potential fine payments up to $300,000 and/or imprisonment of up to one year.

As the Canadian leader established to promote and maintain global standards, the Electronic Commerce Council of Canada (ECCC) has partnered with 3E Company, the leading US provider of Hazardous Material Information Services, to offer Canadian companies and members of trade associations a value-added WHMIS Information Management Services. 3E offers a variety of services designed to alleviate the burdensome aspects of stringent compliance with the legislations that apply to their own work practices and environments.

If you are not responsible for risk management in your company, please forward this information to the appropriate person.

3E MSDS On Demand®

3E maintains a library of more than 1.75 million manufacturer-specific Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Subscribers have 24 hour, instant access to MSDS materials via the internet or toll-free number. Legislation requires you to have immediate access to the information you require; 3E can provide that information quickly and efficiently.

3E Spill

3E can provide you with all of the information you need for legislative compliance in the event of a chemical spill; including access to specialists to provide assistance with municipal, provincial and federal regulatory reporting requirements.

3E Poison and Exposure

3E provides instant 24 hour access to medical professionals to deliver real-time medical advice to your employees for issues related to chemical exposures. Supplying accurate and responsive customer service allows 3E to ensure compliance with OHSA and WHMIS regulation.

To learn about how to achieve compliancy with the help of 3E Company please contact Bob Farrell, toll-free at 800.567.7084, ext. 2342; via fax at 416.510.8043; or via email at bob.farrell@gs1ca.org.