OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 29 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Section 401 Placards

(1) Sections 398, 399 and 400 do not apply if an employer posts a placard respecting a controlled product that

(a) is not in a container,

(b) is in a container or in a form intended for export from Canada, or

(c) is in a container that

(i) is intended to contain the controlled product for sale or other disposition, and

(ii) is labelled, or is about to be labelled, in an appropriate manner having regard to the intended disposition.

(2) A placard referred to in subsection (1) must

(a) have the information required to be on a work site label printed large enough to read by workers,

(b) be big enough to be conspicuous, and

(c) be located in a conspicuous place at the work area where the controlled product is stored.