Course Overview:

Since 1988, WHMIS has protected Canadian workers from hazardous chemical products by ensuring they have the information and training needed to work safely. In 2015, Canada began making changes to WHMIS to include the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). This new program is known as WHMIS 2015.

This WHMIS 2015 Certification course is designed to increase your knowledge of controlled products in the workplace and their safe handling practices.


Course Length: 1.5 Hours
Maximum Class Size: 1
Certification: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

This online WHMIS 2015 Certification course covers the following topics:

  • Legislated WHMIS 2015 responsibilities for employers, supervisors, and workers
  • WHMIS 2015 education and training requirements
  • Controlled product classes, categories, and pictograms
  • Routes of exposure
  • Health effects due to exposure to controlled products
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Supplier and workplace labels
  • Transferring controlled products to new containers
  • The sections of a safety data sheet