WHMIS 2015

WHMIS 2015 – PowerPoint

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WHMIS 2015 – Training Video

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Hazards are all around us. Inside our homes, when we look at the warnings on many of the chemicals we have, to in the workplace when we see labels on products we use there. This next lesson will give you a better understanding of what hazards are and what to watch for. 

Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)

A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a much more detailed listing of key information about a hazardous product. They contain more data than can fit on a label. The SDS is required to be updated within 90 days when the supplier becomes aware of any “significate new data.” Before you start using a product know …

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer from injury. The hazards addressed by protective equipment include physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. Protective clothing is applied to traditional categories of clothing, and “protective gear” applies to items such as …

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Overview There are two (2) main types of labels: supplier labels and workplace labels. In this section, we will explore each type of label and when it should be used. Then you will have the opportunity to practice labeling and apply what you have learned. If you work in a laboratory setting, you will get …

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WHMIS 2015 – Intro

Introduction Welcome to WHMIS 2015; short-form (acronym) for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. WHMIS is a Canada-wide system created by government, business and labour to protect the health and safety of everyone who works with or near hazardous workplace materials. WHMIS is enforced by the Labour Branch of Human Resources Development Canada for federal workplaces …

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WHMIS 2015 – Additional Materials

After completing the WHMIS Training Manuel portion of the Online training, please review the following PowerPoint and Video before access to the Final Quiz will be granted.

Rights and Responsibilities

Under WHMIS legislation, there are a number of rights and responsibilities. You have the right to: Know about any hazards that you and your co-workers could be exposed to in the workplace. Refuse work that is unsafe. Consult with your workplace’s Joint Health and Safety Committee or Health and Safety Representative. You have the responsibility …

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In this next unit we will be looking at the various hazards around the workplace.