WHMIS 8.0 hrs

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

This one-day program is designed for employees or individuals who handle or are exposed to hazardous materials. The course provides an overview of all the related concepts involved with WHMIS including legislation, hazardous symbols, supplier and workplace labels, material safety data sheets, prevention and employee education. Register now.

Course Prerequisites: None Necessary

Consulting Service
Prior to booking a course ask us about our consulting service to review your organizations health and safety needs. A pre-course consultation will provide a number of basic health and safety service including:

  • Assessing training needs
  • On-site customized training
  • Customized service to address unique health and safety needs
  • Provide health and safety information

Course Material

  • WHMIS – Classroom Training for Workers, Participant’s Guide

Course Outline

  • About WHMIS
  • Purpose, Goals and Objectives
  • Importance of WHMIS to Workers
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Routes of Entry
  • Introduction to Symbols
  • Hazard Symbols – Classes
  • Introduction to Labels
    - Supplier Labels
    - Workplace Labels
  • Other Means of Identification
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course

  • Consumer Hazardous Product Labels
  • Introduction to MSDS
  • What’s in an MSDS
  • The 9 Sections of the MSDS
  • Preventative Measures
    - Engineering Controls
    - Work Practices
    - Hygiene Practices
    - Personal Protective Equipment
  • About Worker Education/li>
  • WHMIS Workplace Assessment Checklist
Who should attend

Individuals and organization who have a duty to respond to emergencies in the workplace, i.e. Industries would be preferable as they have space and large numbers of staff, security guards, manufacturers, construction companies.