WHMIS 2015

Program Description

In February 2015, the Canadian federal government introduced changes to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) in Canada. These changes will mean new requirements for classifying hazardous products, labelling hazardous products, and formatting Safety Data Sheets (formerly Material Safety Data Sheets).

There will be a transition period (until December 1, 2018) during which time both WHMIS systems may be used. With federal legislation now in force, suppliers may begin to follow the requirements under WHMIS 2015 immediately, while others may take longer to implement it. Until the transition period is over, workers may receive products that follow either WHMIS 1988 or WHMIS 2015 requirements.

 

Training Requirements

Employers must educate workers on the classification system that will be used in their workplace. If products will be classified according to WHMIS 2015 and new labels and SDSs provided, workers must receive WHMIS 2015 training. If products will be following WHMIS 1988 requirements, workers must be trained on the 1988 system. In most cases, workplaces will have some products that use the 2015 system and others that use the 1988 system. Those workers should receive training that provides information on both the WHMIS 1988 and the WHMIS 2015 system.

IHSA’s WHMIS course has been updated to meet the training requirements needed during the transition period. It educates workers on both the WHMIS 1988 system and the new WHMIS 2015 system.

 

Program Content

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) program is designed to provide workers, supervisors, and other workplace parties with a basic understanding of hazard classes and categories, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and labels as they relate to the following:

 

This program is intended to supplement workplace-specific WHMIS training provided by a worker’s employer.

 

Related Courses

IHSA offers an online WHMIS 2015 certificate course and a non-certificate WHMIS 1988 online program.

 
Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1/2 Day
Member Fee
$85.00
Member Fee
$605.00
Max Participants
20
Non-member Fee
$169.00
Non-member Fee
$1,210.00
 

Session Details


From: Jan 10, 2019 - To: Dec 19, 2019
City: Any
Region: Any

ihsa_EventNumberCourseNameDateCityLocation 
E52988Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems1/10/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E55769Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems1/14/2019 8:00:00 AMThunder BayIBEW Local 402-Electrical Industry Building Register
E53049Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems2/8/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E53092Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems2/28/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E53111Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems3/6/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E53124Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems3/15/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E55789Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems3/18/2019 8:00:00 AMThunder BayIBEW Local 402-Electrical Industry Building Register
E55971Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems3/22/2019 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E53245Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems4/3/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E53266Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems4/15/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E53820Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems4/24/2019 8:00:00 AMMississaugaCHSI-Centre for Health and Safety Innovation Register
E52867Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems4/29/2019 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E56089Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems5/3/2019 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E53715Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems5/17/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E52906Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems6/28/2019 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E57623Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems7/5/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E57644Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems7/22/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E58028Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems9/13/2019 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E57520Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems10/4/2019 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E57597Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems12/19/2019 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register

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