Our online WHMIS 2015 course includes the latest Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling for chemicals (GHS) Updated for 2021.
All employers in Canada must review and comply with the WHMIS requirements of their occupational health and safety jurisdiction. Between May 31, 2017 – December 1, 2018 all employees have to be transitioned from WHMIS 1988 to the new WHMIS 2015 standard including GHS – consult your local jurisdiction to determine your WHMIS requirements and transition timing.
This course is designed for all employees that work with hazardous products, and is required by Canadian Law. Throughout the course, learners apply their knowledge through gamification, video, and interactivity. These eLearning techniques enable them to confidently identify hazardous products, seek additional hazardous product information, and appropriately handle and store hazardous products.
Course topics include:
- Purpose and benefits of WHMIS 2015
WHMIS 2015 Roles and responsibilities
Classify controlled products and associated hazards
Routes of entry
WHMIS Labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Hazard assessment and control
Pictograms, classification, and categories
To successfully complete the course, learners have 3 attempts to achieve 80% or higher on the exam. Upon completion the learner receives a Certificate of Achievement.
Online duration subject to student capabilities.
Refresher training is required when conditions change, new products are introduced or when new hazard information becomes available. Certification is Valid for 3+ years, but employers should review their programs annually and it is a good practice to conduct employee refresher training every 1-3 years.