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.
This online GHS and WHMIS course covers the following topics:
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
Testing & Certification
Testing conducted throughout this WHMIS 2015 online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.