Ottawa Construction Association

WHMIS 2015 & GHS Certification - E-learning course

Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 1 hour


To enroll in the course, you must register on the OCA/PreMergency Learning Management System and pay for the course through PayPal.

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Price: $29.95
Description

Summary:

This e-Learning program teaches the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System 2015 (WHMIS) and the Global Harmonized System (GHS) legislation which is currently in force. In Canada, if a workplace uses hazardous products, there must be a WHMIS program in place. Workers must be educated and trained so they understand the hazards and know how to work safely with hazardous products.

Objectives:

After completing this course, you will:

  • Have a better insight into how chemicals can be harmful to us
  • Understand the various options for controlling chemical hazards
  • Be familiar with the various principles of the WHMIS system and how hazard information is communicated in general
  • Recognize and understand the specific elements of WHMIS 1988
  • Become introduced to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and labeling of chemicals and understand the changes to WHMIS that its implementation has brought about
  • Recognize and understand the specific elements of WHMIS 2015
  • Understand where information can be found in the event of an emergency involving a WHMIS controlled product
  • Be aware of other WHMIS training that you may need to receive after completing this e-learning course

Audience:

This course is intended for anyone who uses hazardous products in their place of employment.