Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
WHMIS Education Training

WHMIS Education

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) education course provides essential training on the safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials in the workplace. Participants will learn about WHMIS regulations, including the classification and labeling of hazardous substances, as well as the importance of safety data sheets (SDS) in identifying potential hazards and proper handling procedures.


No pre-requisites required.

Course Length and Format

This training is structured as an in-person, instructor-led course that can be offered privately or publicly. It is estimated to be 4 hours in duration.

It is helpful if participants have access to a personal or work cellphone that they can connect to Wi-Fi and use to participate in activities throughout the course.


Goals and Objectives

By the end of this course, the participant will have knowledge of:

  • The WHMIS program, specifically:
    • labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
    • hazard classes and categories
  • workplace injuries and illnesses caused by mishandling or misusing hazardous materials
  • Overview of WHMIS
  • Classification and Pictogram
  • Labels
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • WHMIS Program

This course is intended for both workers and those in leadership roles. This course can also be beneficial for those in safety roles at their workplace.


Training Resources

  • WHMIS Education Participant Guide

Course Support

For course tech support, call 604.795.9595 and press #3 for the Training Department or email. [email protected].

Assessment and Completion

A quiz will be administered at the end of the course for knowledge acquisition and completion purposes. Upon successful completion of all course lessons and quiz, earners will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.


Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.

Eligible toward the requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee training for new members or annual training in British Columbia; may be eligible in other jurisdictions as well.

Instructor-Led Training

Register for virtual or classroom WHMIS Education training online through our Learning Centre.

No upcoming WHMIS Education training sessions.
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We can accomodate private training sessions for companies looking for WHMIS Education training for their entire team. Fill out this form below and someone from our team will work with you to schedule a date and format that meets your needs.

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