Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Safety Basics
Most restaurants and food service businesses rely on a number of controlled products (chemicals) for use in dishwashing equipment, cleaning and disinfectants. An employer has a duty to assess all information that is practicably available respecting a chemical or biological substance present in the workplace to determine if the substance creates or may create a risk to the safety or health of a worker. The employer must also ensure that a worker who works with or near a controlled product or performs work involving the manufacture of a controlled product receives training in WHMIS.
In this workshop you will:
- Gain the basic knowledge on the safe use, storage, and handling of controlled products in the workplace.
- Learn the 3 major elements of WHMIS.
- Understand the legal requirements of WHMIS.
- Learn about the 6 hazard classes fo controlled substances and their corresponding symbols.
This workshop is geared to everybody who works directly with or around controlled products in the workplace.
There is currently no scheduled dates available for this course.