New Course Added: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

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One of the new courses we released this past month covers the Canadian hazard communication Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, or WHIMS, requirements.

WHMIS requires employers to inform workers about the hazards of chemicals in the workplace by labeling containers, providing safety data sheets, and training employees both to recognize hazardous materials and know how to protect themselves.

Continue reading to learn more about the course, including reading the learning objectives and viewing a short sample video.


As promised, here’s the short sample video from the new Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) online training course.

The learning objectives for this new WHMIS course are:

  • Describe the purpose of WHMIS
  • Describe how chemical hazards are classified
  • Describe employer requirements under WHMIS
  • Identify and describe the healthy and physical hazards outline by WHMIS
  • Identify chemical hazards from pictograms and statements on container labels
  • Describe your rights and responsibilities as an employee

Feel free to check out not only this course but also the rest of our online safety and health training courses, including our courses related to working safely with hazardous materials.

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Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto is an Instructional Designer and the Senior Learning & Development Specialist at Convergence Training. He's worked in training/learning & development for 20 years, in safety and safety training for more than 10, is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry OSHA 10 and 30, has completed a General Industry Safety and Health Specialist Certificate from the University of Washington/Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center, and is a member of the committee creating the upcoming ANSI Z490.2 national standard on online environmental, health, and safety training.

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