Lesson Category: WHMIS 2015

The WHMIS 2015 Course.

WHMIS 2015 – Additional Materials

After completing the WHMIS Training Manuel portion of the Online training, please review the following PowerPoint and Video before access to the Final Quiz will be granted.

WHMIS 2015 Test

It’s time to review the information we have covered. Please complete the following quiz.

Rights and Responsibilities

Under WHMIS legislation, there are a number of rights and responsibilities. You have the right to: Know about any hazards that you and your co-workers could be exposed to in the workplace. Refuse work that is unsafe. Consult with your workplace’s Joint Health and Safety Committee or Health and Safety Representative. You have the responsibility …

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Hazards

In this next unit we will be looking at the various hazards around the workplace.

Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)

A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a much more detailed listing of key information about a hazardous product. They contain more data than can fit on a label. The SDS is required to be updated within 90 days when the supplier becomes aware of any “significate new data.” Before you start using a product know …

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer from injury. The hazards addressed by protective equipment include physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. Protective clothing is applied to traditional categories of clothing, and “protective gear” applies to items such as …

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Introduction to WHMIS 2015 GHS

Welcome to WHMIS 2015; short-form (acronym) for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. WHMIS is a Canada-wide system created by government, business and labour to protect the health and safety of everyone who works with or near hazardous workplace materials. WHMIS is enforced by the Labour Branch of Human Resources Development Canada for federal workplaces and …

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