What is it?
Beyond WHMIS is an online training course in safety basics for new and returning Canadian workers. The course provides an overview of safety laws, worker rights and responsibilities, hazardous energies and how to control them, the routes of entry of chemicals into your body and how to protect yourself, and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). The purpose of this course is to give new or returning workers essential knowledge of their rights and how to recognize and protect themselves from hazardous energy. It emphasizes the importance of developing a strong proactive safety attitude in protecting oneself and others.
How long does it take?
Approximately 2.5 hours (equivalent to about a 6 hour classroom training session). For maximum retention the course should be done in more than one sitting if possible.
Do I get a certificate?
Yes, students can self-print certificates of successful completion.
Can I do it from home?
Yes. You can do the course from any computer (tablet or larger size) with a modern web browser.