This one day course is designed for those who are responsible for establishing and maintaining their company’s WHMIS program.
To provide the participants:
Certification to conduct generic WHMIS in-house training
Knowledge to develop site-specific programs to fulfill legislative requirements
Knowledge to use WHMIS to protect everyone’s health and safety on the work site
Information to facilitate a self-study program for workers
Knowledge to evaluate worker competency through an exam
NOTE: Workers will receive a wallet-sized card proving WHMIS certification from the NSNY.
Course Content: The course covers:
Identifying warning symbols
Proper labeling on controlled products
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
All MSDS’s must be up-to-date
All controlled substances must have an MSDS
Worker Training - Trainers are taught:
To relay the proper meaning of this information to the worker
How workers can use this information to protect their health and safety on the work site
Participants who successfully meet the course requirements will be issued a WHMIS Train-the-Trainer certificate good for a three-year period.
*Please note: A recertification is available for this course. If you are expiring soon or have been expired for less than 1 month you are eligible for the recertification exam. Please contact our office for more details and to sign up.