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Provide your workers with the education they need to understand WHMIS 2015.
As a companion to the WHMIS 2015 Instructor's Toolkit, this 108-page Participant Workbook serves as part of the education that introduces workers to WHMIS and its changes following alignment with GHS. With the alignment, workers will see new hazard classes and categories, symbols, labels, and safety data sheets.
The Toolkit and Workbook emphasize key information that workers need to know to work safely with hazardous products, and provides review questions, activities, and a final test to help assess workers' understanding of the material.
This Participant Workbook is strongly recommended for each worker in the course. The workbook provides background about WHMIS and the impact of GHS on WHMIS, with a focus on hazard classes, labels, and safety data sheets. An included worksheet encourages participants to answer and record important WHMIS and health and safety information that is specific to their workplace.
The goal is to help workers understand what new information is being provided to them, and to help them interpret and use that information to keep themselves and co-workers safe. By the end of the course, workers should be able to answer these questions:
The Toolkit is organized using a module system, allowing trainers to customize the course by using the sections that are most relevant to their audience's needs. The course content includes:
The Toolkit is not intended to teach trainers or workers how to classify hazardous products or how to write safety data sheets.
The WHMIS 2015 Instructor's Toolkit and Participant Workbook are intended for individuals who are responsible for WHMIS education in their workplace, and for organizations that need to educate their workforce regarding WHMIS after alignment with GHS.
They provide an introduction to WHMIS for workers and provide trainers with tools and guidance for this task, placing emphasis on the common hazard classes and workplace scenarios that are likely to be encountered by most business.
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