Canary Safety and Risk Consulting

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System


This WHMIS course meets the regulatory requirements to educate and train workers in WHMIS. This course is designed to equip participants with the thorough understanding of key WHMIS elements to safely work with and store hazardous and controlled products. Course content includes information on the important WHMIS elements of training, responsibilities, labels and interpreting safety data sheets.

Topics Covered

  • What is WHMIS and GHS
  • Purpose and key elements
  • Responsibilities
  • Hazard classification
  • Supplier and workplace labels
  • Pictograms and corresponding physical and health hazards
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Reminders of consumer products

Course Benefits

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of key WHMIS elements 
  • Acquire the skills to assess risks, identify hazards, and implement effective control measures in accordance with WHMIS requirements 
  • Ensure participants are able to interpret, understand and apply key safety information in labels and SDS 
  • Provide high-level information on ensuring PPE requirements are followed in accordance with supplier information and safe work procedures

Target Audience

This course is designed for any workers or personnel who work with or in proximity to hazardous or controlled products to ensure a safe working environment and achieve regulatory compliance. It is suitable for individuals across various industries and sectors.

Course Format

Canary Safety and Risk Consulting will work with you to tailor this course specific to your organization and team based on your needs and preferred learning methodologies. We will ensure they are equipped with the information to safely work with and store hazardous and controlled products specific to your risks and the products at your workplace.

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