HS100 - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Courses


The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS is a worldwide system. Its goal is to have a common set of rules for classifying hazardous products, common rules for labels, and a standard format for safety data sheets (SDSs). This course familiarizes you with the "WHMIS 2016" system and how it is used in workplaces. Learning about WHMIS 2016 is part of the knowledge that you need to protect yourself and your co-workers from hazardous products.

Event Type:
Workshops/Training Courses
Nov. 7, 2016
0:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Topics include:

• Overview of WHMIS
• Overview of hazard groups and classes
• Labels
• Physical hazards
• Health hazards
• Safety data sheets (SDSs)

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand labels
  • Recognize the pictograms (symbols) and understand the hazards that they represent
  • Identify the hazards represented by each hazard class
  • Find additional information about hazards and protective measures on SDSs

This course is suitable for workers in organizations of all sizes, in industries and occupations where hazardous products are found. This online course will take approximately one hour and can be completed within a month of the start date specified above. Registrants will receive their log-in details one to two days before the start date of the course.

Cancellation Policy

OSPE reserves the right to cancel a course no later than seven days prior to the course start date. If the course is cancelled, a full refund will be issued. OSPE is not responsible for travel arrangements and accommodation costs, or any associated cancellation/change fees. Please contact us at 1-866-763-1654 to confirm that the course is running before making arrangements for travel and accommodations. Please review our Course Cancellation, Withdrawl and Refund Policy before registering for a course.

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