Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 1988) Training – Train-the-Trainer

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 1988) Training – Train-the-Trainer

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Course Duration

1 day




Course Summary

Failure to recognize and control hazards associated with exposure to biological, chemical, and physical agents, has led to an increase in occupational illnesses.

Individuals who train this course must have an understanding of these hazards and the purpose and significance behind the WHMIS system.

Our course is designed to provide instructors with the proper methods to train employees on the fundamental requirements of WHMIS legislation, as well as providing a useful comprehension of the WHMIS system, classes, labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and common health effects.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how and where WHMIS applies
  • Explain the right to know
  • List and discuss classes and symbols
  • Explain the requirements for supplier and workplace labels
  • Discuss Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Discuss exposure considerations and controls

Note: This is an awareness course. Additional communication must be provided by the employer with respect to specific chemicals hazards workers may be exposed to.

Course Material

Leader's Guide, 10 Participant Manuals, CD containing read only PowerPoint presentation, sample certificates, and course materials order form. Wall certificate and wallet card received after completion of course.

Target Audience

WHMIS instructors

Legislative Reference

Reg. for Industrial Establishments s. 42. (3)

Continuing Education Credits

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.