Athabasca University

Canada's Open University

Key Benefits

  • Highly effective training at a fraction of the cost of classroom
  • Designed to ensure competence not just completion
  • Eliminates travel time and costs to complete training
  • Proper credentials upon arrival at job site
  • Unlimited access for one year
  • Access to learner records online anytime, anywhere
  • Courses meet the latest government regulations where applicable
  • Courses can be customized to meet unique corporate requirements

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We do not provide refunds, however if you have not signed into the course we will provide a credit for another course.

WHMIS 2015 (GHS)

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to reflect elements of an United Nations initiative. The updated WHMIS program is Canadian legislation that ensures all workers are informed about the chemicals and other hazardous materials they use, or may be exposed to.

This is a two hour online course.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Determine your responsibilities and the responsibilities of your Employer and your Suppliers
  • Protect yourself from Hazardous Materials by being able to identify and interpret Supplier Labels
  • Distinguish between the need for and use of Supplier and Workplace Labels
  • Describe the purpose of Safety Data Sheets and be able to use them accordingly, and Identify the appropriate PPE by reading a Label or SDS