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By completing your WHMIS training online, you’ll lower training cost and improve the information retention amongst your employees. Our WHMIS online training is interactive and engaging, making the education process much more enjoyable. With WHMIS safety training available 24/7, it’s easy to provide needed training to your employees!




Handling hazardous materials incorrectly or without proper safety equipment, attention to detail, and extreme caution can have disastrous consequences in a work environment. That’s why the WHMIS, or Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System was developed. Online Learning Enterprises Inc.‘s – WHMIS online safety training meets all Federal and Provincial requirements for WHMIS certification. At only 45 minutes, our comprehensive online WHMIS course covers the following certified subject areas:

  • Basic Worker Rights
  • WHMIS Symbols
  • WHMIS Labels
  • The Material Safety Data Sheet, or MSDS
  • Exposure to Hazardous Materials
  • Regulations Review

Who Needs WHMIS Learning?

Any worker who comes into contact, or could possibly come into contact, with controlled substances or products or hazardous materials covered under WHMIS should take this course.


Basic Worker Rights

  • WHMIS components – Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), WHMIS labels, worker training
  • Right to know, to participate, to refuse unsafe work
  • Company rules, personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Responsibility to report hazards, working safely

WHMIS Symbols

  • Class A – Compressed Gas
  • Class B – Flammable & Combustible
  • Class C – Oxidizing Materials
  • Class D1 – Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects
  • Class D2 – Other Toxic Effects
  • Class D3 – Biohazardous Infectious Materials
  • Class E – Corrosive Material
  • Class F – Dangerously Reactive Materials

WHMIS Labels

  • Supplier and workplace labels, style, required content, exceptions, decanting

The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

  • Product information
  • Hazardous ingredients
  • Physical data
  • Toxicological
  • Fire / Explosion
  • Preventive measures
  • Reactivity data
  • First aid
  • Preparation

Exposure to Hazardous Materials

  • Inhalation, absorption, ingestion, injection
  • Symptoms, fast versus slow, invasive

Regulations Review

  • Select jurisdiction of workplace [which province, or Federal]
  • Review regulations and guidelines that apply