“WHMIS with GHS” is one of several health and safety training courses offered by maxill University Online Training. This WHMIS training course may be taken in the comfort of your own home or at work. Depending on your pace, it takes approximately 1 hour to complete. You may progress through the online course at your own pace and may stop & start at any time. You are required to achieve a grade of 80% or higher in order to pass, and are allowed 2 attempts at the test. A WHMIS certificate of completion (and/or wallet card) may be printed at successful completion of the online test.
WHMIS with GHS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System – aligned with GHS) online course was developed in accordance with the federally legislated Hazardous Products Act (HPA) and its associated Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR). WHMIS was aligned with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification & Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) in February 2015, and therefore adopts a standardized and consistent hazard communication system that is recognized internationally.
WHMIS is the law in Canada and protects workers from hazards of chemicals used in the workplace. It is your responsibility as a worker to complete WHMIS general education as well as specific on-site training, if you work with, or may be exposed to hazardous materials. This online eLearning course provides WHMIS general education regarding WHMIS principles and how to read and use the information found on labels and safety data sheets.
This online course is intended to be supplemented with specific on-site training regarding specific hazardous products used, handled or stored in your workplace.