Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System [WHMIS]
- Recognize the purpose and importance of a hazard communication program
- Recognize common physical and health hazards associated with hazardous chemicals
- Identify chemicals and their hazards, through labeling, markings, pictograms, and warning practices
- Identify the purpose and components of a Safety Data Sheet
To train employees to recognize the Government of Canada's basic communication standards for employers who import, sell, or handle hazardous materials in Canada.
- 17 minutes
- Elements of Hazard Communication
- Recognizing Chemical Hazards
- Identifying Chemical Hazard Information
- 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication Standard
- OSHA Publication Number 3084.
- OSHA Part 1910, Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances
- The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) listing of Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Work Environment
- Canada Gazette Part II, Vol 149, No. 3
- Canadian Hazardous Products Regulations