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Learn about the changes to WHMIS after GHS implementation.
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS is a worldwide system. With a common set of rules for classifying hazardous products, common rules for labels, and a standard format for safety data sheets (SDSs). As of December 1, 2018, there must be WHMIS 2015 labels and safety data sheets for all hazardous products in the workplace.
This course focuses on the changes to WHMIS with the implementation of GHS.
Participants will learn the basics about the impact of these changes for chemical suppliers and employers.
Is this the right course for you?
CCOHS offers several e-courses on WHMIS 2015, each with a different goal:
The WHMIS 2015: an Introduction e-course was developed by CCOHS in partnership with Health Canada.
To reinforce understanding of key concepts, this course features interactive learning activities, quizzes, definition look-ups, and links to resources.
Average time to complete this course is about 30 minutes.
This course is suitable for suppliers and employers in organizations of all sizes, in industries and occupations where WHMIS-controlled products are found.
This course is offered free of charge to promote awareness of the topic only, and a certificate of completion is not provided.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet — and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
CCOHS and Health Canada worked closely to develop the content of this course, and it was reviewed by other specialists in the field. The course was also reviewed by representatives from labour, suppliers, employers and government to ensure that the content and approach were unbiased and credible.
We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create this e-course.
Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.