The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS is a worldwide system. With a common set of rules for classifying hazardous products, common rules for labels, and a standard format for safety data sheets (SDSs). As of December 1, 2018, there must be WHMIS labels and safety data sheets for all hazardous products in the workplace. This course focuses on the changes to WHMIS with the implementation of GHS. The material covered includes roles and responsibilities, hazard pictograms, hazard classes, labels and their required elements, safety data sheets and how to read them, and will give the reader a chance to apply their knowledge.
Health & Safety