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HazCom: WHMIS: Learning The System

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52 to 104 minutes
English,French (Canadian)
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Standard Definition
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IE Desktop
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MasteryNet Player
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Mastery Technologies, Inc.
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Comprehensive Loss Management Inc (CLMI)
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WHMIS Training Online

Online WHMIS training helps your workers understand how to work safely with hazardous materials and chemicals. It is designed to comply with the Canadian WHMIS federal regulation. In this online WHMIS training course, workers will learn about the eight hazard categories. They will learn to differentiate between physical and health hazards. Your workers will learn about acute and chronic health effects, how a chemical can enter the body and the different forms that a substance can take. This online WHMIS training also covers how to read an MSDS, labels and other hazard symbols.

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  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Online WHMIS training is for all workers who are subject to the Canadian WHMIS Federal Regulation.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • What is WHMIS?
    • Defining whmis
  • Hazards
    • Hazard categories
    • Factor
    • Physical hazards
    • Health hazards
  • Exposure
    • Toxic effects
    • Safe dose levels
  • Controls
    • Workplace controls
    • Labels
    • MSDSs
  • Safe Work Practices
    • Factor hazards
    • Additional safety measures
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Recognize the purpose and elements of the WHMIS program.
    • Define WHMIS.
    • List elements of the WHMIS program.
    • Agree that understanding the hazards you work with are an important part of WHMIS.
  • Recognize hazard categories.
    • Recall that WHMIS divides hazards into eight categories.
    • Identify categories that make up the FACTOR acronym.
  • Recognize physical and health hazards.
    • Select examples of health hazards.
    • Differentiate between physical and health hazards.
    • List chemicals with physical hazards.
  • Explain how overexposure occurs.
    • Explain chemical toxicity.
    • Differentiate between acute and chronic health effects.
    • List the forms a substance can take.
  • Protect yourself from overexposure.
    • Identify the possible routes of entry into the body.
    • Define safe dose.
    • Explain Threshold Limit Values.
  • Utilize workplace hazard controls.
    • List hazard controls implemented in the workplace.
    • Agree to the importance of utilizing workplace hazard controls.
  • Use labels properly.
    • Differentiate between supplier and workplace labels.
    • Recognize the distinctive border on a supplier label.
    • List elements of a label.
    • List the key points of labeling.
    • Match hazard symbols and classes.
  • Use MSDSs properly.
    • Identify information contained in an MSDS.
    • Locate answers to questions regarding a chemical on an MSDS.
    • Agree that MSDSs may look different but should all contain the same basic information.
    • Match hazard symbols and classes.
  • Follow safe work practices.
    • Select safe work practices to follow about a given chemical.
    • List general work practices to follow.

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