WHMIS 2015

What is WHMIS 2015?

WHMIS 2015 is a Canada-wide information system designed to give employers and workers information about hazardous materials used in the workplace.  WHMIS 2015 has adopted new international standards for classifying hazardous chemicals and providing information on labels and safety data sheets.  

Do I have to take WHMIS 2015 training?

WHMIS 2015 training is required if you:

  • May be exposed to hazardous materials due to your work activities (including normal use, maintenance activities, or emergencies);
  • Use, store, handle or dispose of a hazardous material;
  • Supervise or manage workers who may be exposed to, or use, store, handle or dispose of a hazardous material;
  • Are involved in emergency response.

Please talk to your supervisor to decide whether or not you require WHMIS 2015 training.

WHMIS 2015 Online Training Courses available anytime (self-enrollment through BlackBoard):

You will be required to self-enroll into the WHMIS 2015 training course. To start the process please click on the applicable link below.  Enter your log-in credentials and proceed to click on the 'Enroll' button on the left side of the page.  

If you encounter issues with the enrollment process (i.e., "Access denied"), please review this document.

Printing your WHMIS 2015 course completion certificate 

For information on how to print your WHMIS 2015 certificate please download or open this document.

Please Note:  Other forms of safety training may be required depending on the type of work you will be performing.