WHMIS Orientation

Quick Facts:

What is it?
An online training course for first-time students to WHMIS, the Canadian ‘Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System’.

Who is it for?
Persons new to WHMIS training.

How long does it take?
Approx. 2.5 hours (equivalent to a 5-6 hour classroom training session), or less if optional reviews are skipped.

Do I get a certificate?
Yes, students can self-print certificates of successful completion. There is no official certification standard in Canada for WHMIS training. Certificates are recognized as credits toward the B.C. Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP).

Can I do it from home?
Yes. You can do the course from any computer (tablet or larger size) with a modern web browser capable of HTML5 (google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, IE 11 or later). Audio capability recommended.

Is this a Provincial course?
No, this course is based on national WHMIS regulations and the content is applicable in all Provinces and Territories.

Initial WHMIS Training for Workers

WHMIS Orientation is an online educational training course for workers on the “Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System”. This self-paced course teaches students or workers the basic elements of WHMIS and the Global Harmonization System (‘GHS’).

This course is based on the updated (2022) WHMIS regulations with the Global Harmonization System Rules.

Our WHMIS courses are intended to help companies meet their mandatory WHMIS awareness training requirements and provide students with expanded job skills. WHMIS awareness training is mandatory in most Canadian workplaces.

WHMIS Orientation Learning Objectives:

  • Define ‘WHMIS’
  • State the purpose of WHMIS laws
  • Identify WHMIS pictograms
  • Relate WHMIS pictograms to hazard classes
  • Describe the purpose of supplier labels
  • Apply supplier label information
  • State the purpose of workplace labels
  • Describe how to create a workplace label
  • State the purpose of Safety Data Sheets (‘SDS’)
  • Identify SDS information
  • Identify the WHMIS responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and employees
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Students proceed through self-paced and graphical, narrated lessons and a final quiz. Quiz results are automatically scored and stored for management reference.

For multiple enrollments, the Simply! Tracking program provides managers with access to completion data, batch certificate printing, expiry notifications, and training done and training due reports.

WHMIS training is available 365/24/7 and relieves managers of the hassle of scheduling and delivering classroom employee safety training!

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WHMIS Online Training Features:

  • Multimedia with narrated audio to enhance learning
  • Self-paced interactive tutorials
  • ‘Resume’ feature
  • Simple to operate
  • Students can self-print certificates
  • Automatic expiry alerting
  • Randomized, automatically scored ‘cheat proof’ final exam

For multiple registrations call us at 1-800-893-9333 Pacific!