Table of Contents

1. 1988 & WHMIS 2015 / GHS Overview

2. 1988 & 2015 Classification

3. 1988 & 2015 Labels

4. 1988 (MSDS) Material Safety Data Sheet 

    WHMIS 2015 / GHS SDS (Safety Data Sheet)

5. 1988 Summary & Quiz


Supplier Label above is 1988 WHMIS

Supplier Label on right is WHMIS 2015 / GHS

No IMPLEMENTATION Changes from the new and old systems

Successful WHMIS Implementation requires co-operation and input from the EMPLOYEE & EMPLOYER

The following  steps are involved

  1. Assign responsibility for program implementation.
  2. Set up an inventory to determine all hazardous products in the workplace.
  3. Ensure all labelling and MSDS / SDS requirements are fulfilled.
  4. Establish workplace controls.
  5. Establish emergency procedures.
  6. Provide worker education (this course) and training (at your workplace)
  7. Review and upgrade your program when required.

REMEMBER There are two parts to the WHMIS program.

1. Classroom or Theory Part - EDUCATION (this online course is an example)

2. On the work-site training - IMPLEMENTATION Training which your boss, supervisor or designated person, MUST deliver to you prior to working on the job.

A few of the Key Issues at your workplace are;

  • what "controlled" products might you be working with?
  • where is the safety equipment kept?
  • what are the company emergency procedures?
  • where is the MSDS / SDS information kept in your workplace?
  • The primary VISUAL changes to the WHMIS 2015, Supplier Label are; No hatched border, red border on round Hazard Pictograms within the label(True or False)
    A. True
    B. False

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