Hazardous materials can cause serious health problems for workers. This course provides information on hazardous products, as defined, and described, in the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
Hazardous materials can cause serious health problems for workers. WHMIS training provides information on hazardous products, as defined, and described, in the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
The Workplace Hazardous Information System (WHMIS) is a comprehensive plan for providing information on the safe use of hazardous materials in Canadian workplaces. Understanding WHMIS can reduce the risk of workplace injuries. WHMIS information is provided by means of product labels, safety data sheets (SDS) and worker education programs.
What Will You Learn?
By the end of the course, you will cover:
Overview of WHMIS
Overview of hazard groups and classes
Labels including required label elements
Safety data sheets (SDS)
Understand the roles and responsibilities that suppliers, employers and workers have in WHMIS
Understand the difference between the two main label types used in WHMIS
Identify the hazards represented by each hazard class
Find additional information about hazards and protective measures on SDS
Self-paced e-learning course with animated and computerised voice-over slides, WorksafeBC and YouTube videos, and interactive quizzes
About 2.5 hours of self-paced instruction
Final Test: Your course completion certificate will not be released until you successfully complete the final test with an 80% passing grade. If you do not pass the final test with the required grade, you can continue to retest until you successfully pass.
Internet connection is required
Headphones or otherwise quiet space recommended as course requires listening to a significant amount of audio
Device Compatibility: accessible via smartphone, tablet, and desktop/laptop computer
Course access is not immediate. Please plan for up to 24-48 hours before you gain course access.
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If you have purchased your course on a weekend or holiday, we will email you your access information within 24-48 hours of the next regular business day.
No Refunds or Cancellations
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This course is offered through the MyCORCompliance training provider e-learning platform.