This course will review the workers’ rights regarding health and safety matters: the right to know, the right to participate, and the right to refuse, as well as the history of WHMIS/GHS legislation, labels, Material Safety Data Sheets, routes of entry, hazard controls, and how WHMIS/GHS is applied in construction. A record of training card will be issued on successful completion of the course. Every worker is required by law to successfully complete WHMIS/GHS training before going out to work. WHMIS/GHS training must also be renewed every year.
This course and all associated written learning materials and examinations are available in English only. If you need translation assistance, you are welcome to bring a translator (friend or Family member, who is not registered to attend the class) to the course with you. If you have other literacy or reading challenges, you may also bring a reader to assist you. If you do not have anyone to help you with either your translation or reading needs, please contact our office as soon as possible before the course so that we can arrange assistance for you.
Deposit Requirements: The $50.00 course fee is a refundable deposit which will be credited back to you upon successful completion of the course unless you have exceeded the maximum allowable absence(s) permitted by your course.