WHMIS 2015: An Introduction (English)

WHMIS 2015: An Introduction (English)
This course provides a basic introduction to the expected changes to WHMIS after GHS. Participants will learn about the expected impacts of these changes for chemical suppliers and employers. Suppliers and employers will gain an appreciation for how they can start to prepare for WHMIS after GHS so that they can ensure as smooth a transition as possible.

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Disponible en français


The "WHMIS After GHS: An Introduction" e-course was developed by CCOHS in partnership with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of Health Canada (formerly the National Office of WHMIS). Since the final regulatory changes are not yet known, this course will be updated in the future. Final requirements will be integrated into these courses, and registered users will be contacted regarding this update.

Understand the main components of WHMIS after GHS and the preliminary actions that may be taken to prepare for GHS.

To reinforce understanding of key concepts, this course features interactive learning activities, quizzes, definition look-ups, and links to resources.

Topics include:

  • Overview of WHMIS after GHS
  • Getting ready for the impact - ways to prepare

Upon completion of the course you will understand:

  • The main components of WHMIS after GHS
  • Preliminary actions that may be taken to prepare for GHS

Average time to complete this course is about 30 minutes.

Target Audience

This course is suitable to workers and managers in organizations of all sizes, in industries and occupations where WHMIS-controlled products are found.

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

This course available in French.

SIMDUT 2015 : introduction (français)

SIMDUT 2015 : introduction (français)

Ce cours présente une introduction aux changements anticipés au SIMDUT après la mise sur pied du SGH. Les participants se familiariseront avec les impacts de ces changements pour les fournisseurs de produits chimiques et les employeurs. Les fournisseurs et les employeurs apprendront comment ils peuvent commencer à se préparer au SIMDUT après la mise en œuvre du SGH afin qu'ils puissent assurer la transition la plus transparente possible.

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