WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information system. WHMIS 2015 was created in response to the development of the Global Harmonized System (GHS). This course is designed for those who handle chemicals and controlled products in their workplace. It is a regulatory requirement that workers are educated and trained in the safe handling of hazardous products and what to do in the case of an emergency.

  • What is WHMIS 2015?
  • Product Information – Using Product Labels/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Hazards/Routes of Entry
  • Using Products Safely
  • What if Something Goes Wrong?
  • Rights and Responsibilities
Duration: 3-4 Hours
Method of Instruction: Classroom/Written Exercises
Max Class Size: 12 Students
EOCP CEU's: 0.3

Call 250-751-4295 for further detail or questions.

NOTE: All courses can be tailored to include company specific information

Course Outline / Syllabus
  1. What is WHMIS 2015?
  2. Product Information
    • Training
    • Supplier Labels
    • Workplace Labels
    • Safety Data Sheets
  3. Hazards
    • Understanding the Hazards
    • Routes of Entry
    • Health Effects
  4. Using Products Safely
    • Controlling the Hazards
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Safety Marking
  5. What if Something Goes Wrong?
    • Emergency Actions
    • First Aid
    • SDS Emergency Categories
  6. Rights and Responsibilities
    • Employer
    • Worker
    • Supplier

An exam will be administered at the end of the class.