The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015 is Canada's new national hazard communication standard. This eLearning is designed for all employees at all levels across all Departments. The training provides information on the WHMIS 2015 standard. This design aids learners in identifying requirements. By completing this course, City of Ottawa workers and supervisors will be able to:

  1. Describe what WHMIS 2015 is and why it is important to workers
  2. Describe what GHS is and how it affects WHMIS 2015
  3. Identify the WHMIS 2015 hazard classes and symbols
  4. Identify the types of information covered on supplier and workplace labels
  5. Describe the purpose, content and function of a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  6. Describe the hazards associated with controlled products, and
  7. Describe legal rights and duties under WHMIS 2015