Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)

Who should attend this course?

ALL Memorial University faculty, staff and students* that work with or in close proximity to hazardous products.

*Note: Students registered for academic courses must follow registration requirements as outlined in the university calendar.

Description NEW

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has been amended therefore all groups working with or in close proximity to hazardous products must complete the new WHMIS training, regardless if you have completed WHMIS training previously. The new WHMIS legislation incorporates the internationally agreed upon Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) system. This system comprises images and labels to identify potentially harmful chemicals; standardized documents to provide necessary safety information; and education and training requirements to ensure workers know what they need to stay safe.

Course Duration: 2 hours online

Completion requirements: 80% on online quiz (3 attempts given)

Course includes: Certification issued by Memorial University. Once registered, the course will stay activated on your Brightspace (D2L) account and can be used as a reference or refreshed on a regular basis.

Cost: This course is offered free of charge to all employees and students of Memorial University that require it for work and study.

 

Contact

Environmental Health & Safety

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000