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WHMIS - GHS Training

WHMIS - GHS Training - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

A new International Standard has been placed that addresses the handling of chemicals in the workplace. This new standard is called "Global Harmonized Systems (GHS) and will be introduced in WHMIS 2015. WHMIS 2015 is currently not an official law in Canada. However, Canada is jumping on board with this standard and we can expect it to be mandatory in the year of 2017.

Industrial Safety Trainers WHMIS - GHS Training program meets this new standard.

Do you require WHMIS training? If you have solvents, paints, inks or cleaners at your workplace, then you have a hazardous materials, and under the WHMIS Regulation, generic WHMIS training is your obligation.

Learn the intent of WHMIS legislation and legal responsibilities, the significance of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) & Safety Data Sheets (SDS), supplier labels and hazardous symbols, the hazard classifications, and their health effects

Participants will receive training in the following elements:

  • What is WHMIS?
  • Recognizing Hazards Materials
  • WHMIS Hazard Symbols, Hazards & Divisions
  • Supplier Labels
  • Workplace Labels
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MDS)
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Consumer Warning Label Systems
  • Preventing illness and injury from hazardous materials
  • Chemical Safety
  • Legislation
  • An Introduction to the Global Harmonized System
  • Difference between MSD Sheets and Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Introduction to new pictograms

Industrial Safety Trainers Inc. can provide your workplace with the special WHMIS training your workers will need to meet compliance with the handling and storage of these designated chemicals.

This course is also offered online for $19.95. We also offer a Refresher course. Click here for details regarding e-Learning modules and account registration.

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Course Information

Course Length: 3 - 4 hours
Course Includes:
  Wallet Card
  Tests/Driving Evaluations
  Records of Training
   Wall Certificate
Who Should Attend:

Any person who works around (they do not have to work with it) or near any kind of chemical in the workplace requires WHMIS In The Workplace Training

  Safety Representatives / JHSC Members
  At Your Location
  Our Training Facility
  On our Mobile Safety Bus
Price: $55.00/person
  * price does not include HST 
  * travel costs may apply



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