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WHMIS 2015 for Office Environments

WHMIS 2015 for Office Environments NEW!

Learn the basics of WHMIS 2015 to improve safety in your office environment.

Format: e-Course
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Course Details

Format: e-Course
Language: English/French/Spanish
License Options: Single Seat (90 days access)
Multi-seat (1 year access)

In an office environment, chemicals can come in the form of cleaners, paints, flammable aerosols, and gas cylinders, which all have their own unique set of hazards. People who work in these environments must understand how to identify and deal with these hazards. WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) information helps workers to identify these products, understand their specific hazards, and store, handle and use them safely.

This e-course explains common chemical hazards found in office buildings and provides learners with the core knowledge required to meet legislated WHMIS 2015 education requirements. In addition, participants will need training and instruction specific to their worksite conditions and procedures.

Topics include:


  • WHMIS 2015 basics
  • WHMIS 2015 in the office environment
  • WHMIS hazard classes, labels, and safety data sheets
  • Emergency preparedness

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:


  • Describe the legal responsibilities of suppliers, employers and workers
  • Know when a product is a hazardous product
  • Understand the meaning of each WHMIS hazard pictogram
  • Evaluate and use the information on a WHMIS supplier label
  • Explain when workplace labels are needed
  • Know what information must be on a workplace label
  • Understand key information on safety data sheets
  • Find information on safe work practices and emergency procedures
  • Explain how WHMIS contributes to health and safety in an office environment
  • Name examples of hazardous products in a typical office setting
  • Describe basic safe work practices for different types of hazardous products.

Average time to complete this course is approximately 60 minutes.

Target Audience

Anyone who works in an office building, including workers, supervisors, managers, building personnel and cleaning or custodial staff.

Prerequisite

None

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

VuBiz Partnership

We partnered with Vubiz - an international leader in e-learning development - to create this e-course. Vubiz offers other related e-learning courses that may also be of interest to you. Read about them in the Vubiz Catalogue of e-learning courses.


Want more information?

Publications:
Implementing a Chemical Safety Program
WHMIS After GHS: Preparing for Change
WHMIS 2015 Fact Sheets FREE!
WHMIS 1988 Fact Sheets FREE!

Courses:
Global GHS for Workers
WHMIS 2015 for Workers
WHMIS 2015: An Introduction FREE!
WHMIS 2015: Understanding SDSs
WHMIS 1988 for Managers and Supervisors
WHMIS 1988 for Office Environments
WHMIS 1988 for Workers
WHMIS 1988 Refresher
WHMIS 1988: Understanding MSDSs

Databases:
CHEMINFO
CHEMpendium
RTECS
WHMIS 1988 Classifications FREE!

Posters:
How Chemicals Enter the Body
MSDS -> SDS: Not Just Dropping the "M"

Software:
CANWrite

Webinars:

WHMIS 2015 How Canada is Adopting the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for Workplace Chemicals FREE!




Date Modified: 2017-08-23 11:33:49