Our WHMIS four (4) hour program will provide your employees with an understanding of the fundamental requirements of WHMIS legislation, as well as, provide useful comprehension of the hazards, classifications and the health effects of such hazards.
The relevant legislation concerning WHMIS is detailed below:
OHSA; Section 42 (1) states:
In addition to providing information and instruction to a worker required by clause 25 (2) (a), an employer shall ensure that a worker exposed or likely to be exposed to a hazardous material or to a hazardous physical agent receives, and that the worker participates in, such instruction and training as may be prescribed.
OHSA; Section 42 (3) continues:
An employer shall review, in consultation with the committee or health and safety representative, if any, for the workplace, the training and instruction provided to a worker’s familiarity therewith at least annually.
Occupational Health and Safety Act s. 42 (3)
Ont. Reg. 851 Regulation for Industrial Establishments s. 130
Ont. Reg. 860 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) s. 6(1)