This online GHS and WHMIS course is designed to fulfil the training for both the WHMIS system and the new GHS training requirements.
This online GHS and WHMIS course is designed to fulfil the training for both the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) training requirements. The course explains the old Workplace Hazardous Material Information System information, as well as how GHS will change WHMIS and what the new requirements are. After completing this comprehensive course, an understanding should be gained of the relationship between the WHMIS and GHS systems, occupational health and safety laws, the purpose of WHMIS and GHS, core features of both systems, responsibilities of employers, employees, and product suppliers, how to control chemical hazards, and system related documentation and labelling.
The history of WHMIS and GHS
Health and safety statistics
Occupational health and safety legislation
Industrial hygiene and how it relates to GHS
Why we use WHMIS and the GHS systems
Harmful substance routes of entry
An overview of the WHMIS and GHS systems
WHMIS and GHS symbols
Material Safety Data Sheets and Safety Data Sheets
Requirements for worker education
Responsibilities of employers, employees, and suppliers
WHMIS at home
Controlling chemical hazards
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Safety Data Sheet questions
Glossary of terms
This course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of
or higher required. Up to
attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.