WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System It aims to prevent workplace injuries, diseases, and deaths resulting from the storage and use of hazardous products and materials. WHMIS 2015 implements the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals. The course takes approximately 2 hours to deliver. Topics Covered:

  • Criteria for physical and health hazards.
  • Precautionary measures to protect your health and safety.
  • How to choose appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • NEW WHMIS 2015 hazard classifications.
  • Hazard and safety information found on WHMIS 2015 labels.
  • WHMIS 2015 symbols and pictograms.
  • Information contained on Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Worker rights and employer responsibilities under WHMIS 2015.
  • The importance of education and training.