Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)

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We proudly offer workplace approved Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) training as an on-line course. Learn the requirements and how to safely work and handle hazardous materials int he workplace. This course is provided through Vancouver First Aid Ltd. and St. Mark James Training and is one of the most popular WHMIS programs available to Canadians.

Participants that successfully complete the course will immediately receive a printable (.pdf) certificate. Participants course completion information will also be stored in the St. Mark James Training database. This course is self paced and you will receive login and password information immediately upon purchase of the course. This course requires approximately 2 hours to complete. Participants can start, stop and continue the course whenever they wish. This course has 6 lectures / modules that require approximately 15 minutes to complete. Prior to moving to the next lecture participants will have to successfully complete a quiz with a minimum score of 100%. This on-line WHMIS course costs 29.99 for single purchases. Group and large purchase prices are available at competitive rates. Please contact 1-778-709-9180 for group purchases or registration inquiries.


Unit 2 – Product Labels

Length: 25 minutesAuthor: vanfirstaidComplexity: Standard

In this unit participants will learn about product and supplier labels for hazardous materials. Included in this module are samples of both labels.

Unit 3 – Symbols and Classes

Length: 15 minutesAuthor: vanfirstaidComplexity: Standard

WHMIS regulations organizes chemicals and materials according to their hazardous qualities.  WHMIS uses 8 hazard symbols to identify the specific hazards. These hazards are associated with the six classes of controlled products below: CLASS A – Compressed Gas CLASS B – Flammable & Combustible Material CLASS C – Oxidizing Material CLASS D1 – Poisonous and …

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Unit 4 – Material Safety Data Sheets

Length: 15 minutesAuthor: vanfirstaidComplexity: Standard

What is a Material Safety Data Sheet? To comply with WHMIS regulations, an MSDS must be available for every controlled product in the workplace. A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is the main source of information about a controlled product. The information on MSDSs include the following: Detailed information about the product, including who made …

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Unit 6 – Exception and Exemptions

Length: 15 minutesAuthor: vanfirstaidComplexity: Standard

Partially Exempted Products Because partially exempted products are overseen by other federal labeling legislation they are exempted from federal WHMIS requirements for both labels and MSDSs. Examples of partially exempted products include: Cosmetics and prescription drugs Restricted products packaged for consumer use Explosives Pesticides Radioactive Substances Employers do not have to re-label containers holding partially …

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