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WHMIS - GHS

Today’s manufacturing processes often require working alongside hazardous materials in many different forms. This course discusses how to maintain the safety of workers, equipment, and production facilities when interacting with hazardous materials, and describes a wide variety of protective practices that can be employed to prevent accidents and unwanted reactions.

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Course Summary:

Today’s manufacturing processes often require working alongside hazardous materials in many different forms. While these materials can be dangerous if handled improperly, they become effective tools for productivity and efficiency when utilized in tandem with effective Health and Safety practices.

This course discusses how to maintain the safety of workers, equipment, and production facilities when interacting with hazardous materials, and describes a wide variety of protective practices that can be employed to prevent accidents or unwanted reactions. The information presented in this course is optimized for manufacturing employees across a wide range of departments and industries, and allows workers of any role to properly utilize production materials.

Discussed Topics:

  • Understanding Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS).
  • Recognizing and identifying various different kinds of hazardous materials through labels, symbols, iconography, etc.
  • Completing the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
  • Retaining worker safety during interactions with hazardous materials.
  • Federal legislation surrounding the use of hazardous materials.
  • Analyzing Canada’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

DURATION: One (1) Three-Hour Session

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Participant Facilities or In-Person Classroom

SCHEDULE: Virtual Session – Thursday, September 1st @ 1:00PM

Barrie – Wednesday, September 28th @ 1:00PM

Ottawa – Wednesday, November 30th @ 1:00PM

Barrie – Wednesday, December 7th @ 1:00PM

Training is available in English.

Ready for the next step in Health and Safety training? See EMC’s Health and Safety MEC program now, and keep building on your team’s knowledge of modern Health and Safety practices!

Contact Information

Amy Edwards
Training Manager
1-866-323-4362aedwards@emccanada.org
EMC
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