GHS WHIMIS 2015 is the newly updated version of WHMIS. The course now includes new international guidelines. Your employees can take GHS WHIMIS 2015 online in 1 hour and print their own certificate. Course fee: $29.95. Register now for GHS WHMIS 2015
What is WHMIS?
The workplace Hazardous Materials Information System commonly known as WHMIS, is Canada’s hazard communication standard. It is a comprehensive system for providing information on the safe use of hazardous materials in Canadian workplaces.
The key elements of the system include:
- Cautionary labelling of containers of WHMIS controlled products and hazardous products
- Provision of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) or SDS (Safety Data Sheets)
- Implementation of worker education programs.
What is GHS?
The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of classification and labelling of chemicals is an international initiative to standardize chemical hazard classification and communication globally.
GHS has not replaced WHMIS. WHMIS has incorporated GHS elements, resulting in a new standardized:
- Classification criteria
- Label requirements
- Safety Data Sheets (SDS) requirements (formerly material safety data sheet)
Register now for GHS WHMIS 2015