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WHMIS Training

Are you concerned about handling your hazardous materials? Do you need to train your employees following a visit from the CNESST?

Provide your firm with training essential to the health and safety of your employees and that of your company. Mandatory by law, our WHMIS 2015 training is based on the new WHMIS standards adopted in February 2015. Ensure the competence of your employees through training that is simple, dynamic and adapted to your reality, where pleasure of learning blends perfectly with compliance.

What is WHMIS?
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has been in effect in Canada since 1988. It is the Canadian standard for communication through labels and safety data sheets transmitted by training programs. The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is enforced through federal and provincial regulations. These laws require Canadian suppliers (including importers and distributors) to supply material safety data sheets and labels for all controlled products sold or distributed to be used in a workplace in Canada. The WHMIS regulatory agency in Quebec is the CNESST.

Who needs to be trained?
All persons in the company who could potentially be exposed (directly or indirectly) to controlled products; factory personnel, supervisors, restaurant employees, garage employees (in fact, all Canadian workers) must receive the required WHMIS training.

Our WHMIS 2015 in-company and WHMIS online training courses have been verified by the CNESST, in Quebec.

WHM-101 – Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Following their WHMIS 2015 training, employees will master the different aspects of the Hazardous Materials Regulations, their classification, labelling requirements and safety data sheets. In addition to knowing how to protect themselves and thus ensure their safety and that of others, they will be in a position to prevent costly accidents.

Intended audience: Staff that may be exposed to hazardous materials in the course of their employment.

Course summary

  • Overview of regulations and responsibilities;
  • The types of danger and risks associated with the various hazardous materials;
  • Safety data sheets;
  • Supplier labels;
  • Workplace labels;
  • Personal protection;
  • Exemptions;

Duration: 3 hours (people in daily contact with hazardous materials). This training is punctuated by several exercises (approx..35% of the time) facilitating learning and motivating employees to apply the concepts learned.

Familiarization: 2 hours (people who are occasionally exposed to hazardous materials) – without exercises.

Note : All our in-house courses include a copy of our WHMIS 2015 guide book for each candidate.

All candidates receive a training certificate recognized by Health Canada and the provincial authorities. Our training has been verified by the CNESST, in Quebec.

Protect your employee’s health.

Obtain all your dangerous goods training from one supplier.