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Hazcom: Hazard Communication: Behind The Scenes WHMIS

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Advantage™  Advantage™
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43 to 86 minutes
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Standard Definition
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Browsers Supported
IE Desktop
Required Plugins
MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
Quiz Questions
Closed Captioning
Interactive Producer
Aurora Pictures
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Aurora Pictures
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This training covers all aspects of working with hazardous materials. Following the Canadian WHMIS regulations (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System), this course features high-quality, interactive video. Content addresses the roles and responsibilities from an employee and employer perspective, including the development and implementation of a WHMIS plan.

Other topics include physical and health hazards, chemical routes of entry into the body, information found on labels and MSDSs, and chemical safety in the home.

Advantage™ This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

All Canadian workers.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
    • Employer responsibilities
  • Physical and Health Hazards
    • Physical hazards
    • Chemicals that produce physical hazards
    • Health hazards
    • Acute and chronic health effects
  • Routes of Entry
    • Routes of entry explained
    • Routes of entry examples
    • Protection from airborne chemicals
    • Protection from chemical absorption
    • Avoiding contamination of food with your hands
  • Container Labels
    • Finding labels
    • Applying labels
    • Information on container labels
    • Transferring a chemical to another container
    • Maintaining labels
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
    • Product and company identification
    • Exposure limits
    • Emergency response
    • Flash point
    • Handling, Storage, PPE and exhaust ventilation
    • Vapor Density
    • Specific gravity
    • Stability, reactivity, and poisonous effects
  • Household Chemicals
    • Precautions with household chemicals
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Explain the Right to Know Law employer requirements
    • Recall the need to prepare a written plan.
    • Explain the need to inventory hazardous chemicals.
    • Recognize the need to maintain a Material Safety Data Sheet file.
    • Identify the safety benefits of container labels.
    • State the requirement to train employees about chemical safety procedures.
  • Protect yourself from the physical and health hazards of chemicals.
    • Differentiate between physical and health hazards.
    • Identify examples of physical hazards.
    • List types of chemicals that produce physical hazards.
    • Explain that chemicals can affect body systems as well as specific organs.
    • Distinguish the difference between chronic and acute health effects.
  • Avoid chemicals entering your body.
    • Define routes of entry.
    • List a chemical's available routes of entry into the body.
    • Choose the proper protection to avoid exposure from airborne chemica
    • Select the proper procedure to avoid exposure from absorbtion through the skin and eyes.
    • Identify the proper procedure used to avoid ingesting hazardous chemicals.
  • Read labels to locate necessary safety information.
    • Agree that all containers of hazardous chemicals must be labeled.
    • Name the person(s) responsible for labeling containers.
    • List information found on container labels.
    • Identify the labeling requirements when transferring a hazardous chemical from one container to another.
    • Recognize the importance of label maintenance and legibility.
  • Use Material Safety Data Sheets to get specific information.
    • List information contained in an MSDS.
    • Define Permissible Exposure Limit.
    • Define Threshold Limit Value.
    • Identify the types of emergency information included in an MSDS.
    • Define Flash Point.

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