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Canadian Centre For Occupational Health and Safety


135 Hunter St E
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 1M5

135 Hunter St E
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 1M5

(905) 572-2981

(905) 572-2206

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CCOHS is Canada’s national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety. CCOHS promotes the total well-being – physical, psychosocial and mental health – of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health and safety programs and the prevention of injury and illness.

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541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

813910 - Business Associations
911910 - Other Federal Government Public Administration


$1,000,000 to $4,999,999

$1,000,000 to $4,999,999

Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: Canadian enviroOSH Legislation plus Standards
Available as a Web-based or DVD service, CCOHS’ bilingual legislation service is designed to save you time. Canadian enviroOSH Legislation plus Standards is the only source of the complete text of Canadian health and safety, environmental, and select labour legislation, including all referenced standards from the CSA and CGSB across all Canadian jurisdictions – found all in one place.
Canadian enviroOSH Legislation plus Standards allows you to:
• Conveniently search through the entire collection or by specific jurisdiction.
• Receive monthly client updates via email, highlighting new and/or amended pieces of legislation and standards across the entire collection.
• Sign up for our personalized Notification Service, which informs you when the specific pieces of legislation you have identified have been changed.
Choose the edition that is right for you. Canadian enviroOSH Legislation plus Standards is available in both national and regional versions (Eastern Canada, Western Canada, and Ontario).
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Product Name: Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)
Internationally recognized, the Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) is the source for critical toxicity data for over 170,000 chemicals, compiled from over 2,500 sources. These detailed chemical profiles include toxicological data and reviews; international workplace exposure limits; references to U.S. standards and regulations; analytical methods; and exposure and hazard survey data.
CCOHS’ RTECS is presented in an easy-to-read format that makes identifying key toxicity data effortless. Search across more than 400,000 chemical names and synonyms and 130,000 unique CAS numbers. Toxicity data includes:
• LD50 and LC50 values,
• Skin and eye irritation data,
• Chronic toxicity data,
• Reproductive effects,
• Carcinogenicity data, and
• Mutagenicity data
Available in English, French, and Spanish, RTECS is available as an online or DVD annual subscription.

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Product Name: CHEMpendium
CHEMpendium, featuring CHEMINFO, is a collection of nine chemical hazard databases that will help you to meet workplace and environmental compliance requirements, write and evaluate MSDSs, and improve the effectiveness of your chemical safety programs.
This comprehensive resource covers transport of hazardous materials; descriptions of chemical toxicity; fact sheets on the hazards and safe use of industrial chemicals and environmental contaminants; pesticide label text and data sheets; regulatory compliance; WHMIS and Right-to-Know; workplace safety; and emergency response.
CHEMINFO contains critical safety information for 1,775 key workplace chemicals. Developed by CCOHS experts, CHEMINFO saves you time by providing:
- toxicological information
- fully referenced summaries of health effects
- WHMIS and EU classifications
- a detailed overview of chemical hazards and recommendations for control and emergency measures

CHEMpendium also includes the following databases:
- NIOSH Pocket Guide
- Hazardous Substance Data Bank (HSDB)
- New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets
- Canadian CEPA Domestic/Non-Domestic Substances List (DSL/NDSL)
- Plus transport, environmental, and other chemical database resources.

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Product Name: OSH Works
CCOHS has designed the Web-based service, OSH Works, to help Canadian organizations develop, maintain, and enhance their health and safety program. OSH Works provides the framework and necessary resource materials to understand and act upon key occupational health and safety requirements. This service will help you achieve and maintain compliance and, most importantly, help keep your employees safe.

Save time and minimize expenses by using the OSH Works service to:
• Understand and Comply - Act on key workplace health and safety requirements.
• Demonstrate Compliance - Upload and store OHS documents, procedures, and records so they are easily accessible in a centralized location for auditing and certification needs.
• Demonstrate Due Diligence - Assign health & safety tasks and training for all employees, and maintain records of progress.
• Manage Incident Reporting - Report and track incidents and injuries online.
• Eliminate or Reduce Risks – Address root causes of accidents, incidents, concerns or hazardous occurrences through corrective & preventive actions.

Use OSH Works to meet and exceed regulatory compliance requirements. Consider how OSH Works:
• Uses the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle to promote continual improvement of your organization’s OHS performance.
• Provides the structure to allow your organization to develop and maintain a standards-compliant OHSMS (e.g. CSA Z1000, OHSAS 18001).
• Assesses your organization’s progress towards standards compliance using self-audit tools provided.
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Product Name: MSDS Management Service
CCOHS’ MSDS Management Service is designed to help you manage your occupational health and safety responsibilities relating to MSDSs and WHMIS requirements.

The MSDS Management Service includes:
• Setup of your overall, customized MSDS collection. Simply provide us with your MSDSs in electronic format or as paper originals and we'll take care of the rest.
• Unlimited Online Access to the MSDSs in your customized collection and our entire MSDS database.
• Ongoing Maintenance of your customized collection. When you have new products that require MSDS Management simply send them to CCOHS and we'll add them to your collection It's that simple!
• Customized Binders complete with printed MSDSs organized the way you need it!
• MSDS Management Service Update Notification e-mailed to you monthly with updates specific to your customized collection.

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Product Name: CANLabel
Ideal for any company handling hazardous chemicals in Canada and the United States, CCOHS' online tool, CANLabel, can help you easily create compliant supplier and workplace labels.

Features include:
• WHMIS (supplier and workplace) and OSHA formats
• GHS format and pictograms coming soon!
• Hazard classifications drive phrase options
• Automatic translations of standard phrases to French and Latin American Spanish
• The ability to customize phrases
• Compatibility with off-the-shelf adhesive stationary
• Multiple label sizes

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Product Name: CANWrite
Efficiently produce MSDSs that provide clear and accurate hazard-specific chemical safety information with CANWrite, your MSDS authoring solution.

Using CANWrite will help you to write and maintain compliant MSDSs, assign accurate WHMIS classifications, increase the quality and usability of your MSDSs, and spend less time and money creating and maintaining your MSDSs.

CANWrite features include:

• The ability to produce an ANSI 16-section MSDS that meets US Hazard Communication Standard and Canadian WHMIS requirements.
• Detailed WHMIS and OSHA classification worksheets and WHMIS audit tool included.
• Built-in logic linking key hazards to appropriate hazard controls.
• Phrases for important, often overlooked hazards (such as combustible dust) are included.
• An auto-population feature that facilitates easy updating of exposure limits.
• Easy access to reliable and credible chemical hazard and regulatory information, including CCOHS’ databases and resources.
• Standardized clear language phrases are generated in English, French, Latin-American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.

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Product Name: e-Learning Courses
Learn about your rights and responsibilities regarding occupational health and safety – at your own pace and in the comfort of your own environment. CCOHS' online courses cover a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, and are available in both English and French.

We currently have 72 e-learning courses available in our collection – seven of which are free!

CCOHS e-learning courses are written by, or under the direct supervision of a CCOHS subject specialist and reviewed externally by representatives of government, employers and labour.

Know the benefits:

Cost effective: Reduce time, travel, and costs associated with classroom training. Volume discounts apply with 5 or more seat purchases to any of our e-courses.
Reliable and trustworthy: Reviewed by subject experts and representatives from government, employers, and labour.
Online access: Available 24/7, allowing all employees to fit learning into their schedules.

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Contact Information

Eleanor Westwood
Title: Manager
Telephone: (905) 572-2981
Fax: (905) 572-2206

Stevan Horvath
Title: President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (905) 572-2981
Fax: (905) 572-2206

P.K. Abeytunga
Title: Vice President
Area of Responsibility: Management Executive
Telephone: (905) 572-4537
Fax: (905) 572-2206