Introduction to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Approximate time: 30 minutes
Accidents and injuries in the workplace affect thousands of workers every year and seriously impact business. Therefore it’s no surprise that organizations need to view safety in the workplace with the utmost importance.
In Canada, the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) was developed to set standards for hazardous materials communication. WHMIS provides information to workers and employers so everyone can feel safe on the job.
This eLearning course will introduce you to WHMIS. You will explore who WHMIS applies to and the responsibilities that workers and employers have to keep workers safe in the workplace. You will be provided with interactive scenarios and questions to help improve your understanding of WHMIS.