The system used across Canada to provide safety information about hazardous products in the workplace has changed. Participants in this course will learn more about the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).
WHMIS 2015 for Saskatchewan workers is an online course developed for WorkSafe Saskatchewan by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). This $10 course covers:
- an introduction to WHMIS and regulations
- WHMIS roles and responsibilities
- WHMIS classes and symbols
- the safe use and handling of controlled products
- safety data sheets
This course is for anyone who works with, or could be exposed to, hazardous materials at work.
Note: Online registration for this course is handled by the CCOHS.
What are employers required to do?
After completing the online course, you must get workplace-specific training in handling the chemicals and materials you work with or could be exposed to. Your employer is responsible for arranging this portion of your training.