1/2 Day (3.5 hours)
Classroom and Online
The MBTI GHS/WHMIS 2015 course will familiarize you with the GHS/WHMIS system and how it is used in workplaces. Learning about GHS/WHMIS is part of the knowledge that you need to protect yourself and your co-workers from hazardous products. Legislation states that workers who work with or are in proximity to a controlled product must be informed about all hazards associated with the use, storage, or handling of the product. This course will provide students with the most current legislative information and teaches participants how to identify hazardous products, control hazards from these products, and safely handle controlled products.
- Legislated Roles and responsibilities
- Overview of WHMIS
- Overview of hazard groups and classes
- Physical hazards
- Health hazards
- Labels including required label elements
- Safety data sheets (SDSs)
Participants will review SDS applicable to their specific workplace, a requirement is that workers bring a valid SDS to the course program with them.