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WHMIS 2015 Calgary Classroom version

WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM – The revised course which incorporates the new GHS – Global Harmonization system.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS:

All Canadian employers and employees, manufacturers and Suppliers that could handle, control or mix dangerous chemicals under specific GHS Classes.

On February 11, 2015, the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) was published by the Government of Canada. A new system entitled the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) – is an internationally recognized standard for hazard classification and communication.

The main components of WHMIS are hazard identification and product classification, labelling, safety data sheets, and worker education and training Suppliers, Distributors and Manufacturers have new requirements for Supplier Labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). The WHMIS 2015 legislation is currently in force. “In force” means that suppliers may begin to  follow the new requirements for labels and safety data sheets (SDSs) for hazardous products sold, distributed, or imported into Canada

Employers must train personnel in the new WHMIS 2015 program, which includes Pictograms and  Hazard warnings and SDS.

When a hazardous product is used in the workplace, employers are required to:

  • Train workers on the hazards and safe use of products.
  • Ensure that  WHMIS  hazardous products are properly labelled.
  • Prepare workplace labels, as needed when Supplier labels aren’t available.
  • Prepare SDSs, as necessary (e.g., if an employer manufactures a hazardous product that is used on their work-site).
  • Provide access to up-to-date SDSs (16 sections) to workers.
  • Ensure appropriate control measures are in place to protect the health and safety of workers as per OHS regulations.

Employee requirements include:

Workers will participate in WHMIS education and training programs, take necessary steps to protect themselves and their co-workers, and participate in identifying and controlling chemical  hazards.

Aligning with GHS provides many benefits, including:

  • Hazard classification criteria are more comprehensive which improves  the indication of the severity of hazards.
  • New hazard classes are included on the labels.
  • Physical hazard criteria are now consistent with the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG regulations).
  • Standardized language (hazard and precautionary statements).
  • Standardized SDS format and more comprehensive details

Duration: Up to half day

Prerequisite:  None

Allstar Enviro Safety Registration Policies

Allstar Enviro Safety  greatly values your business. In order to provide consistency  and equality for all our students and clients, exceptions to the following  policies will not be offered.

Refund / Withdrawal / Transfer Policies:

To be eligible for a refund, notification in writing must be received more than five (5)business  days before the start date (excluding the day of the course). An administration fee of 25% of the cost of the program will be withheld from the refund amount. Notification received five (5) days or less are not eligible for a refund. Refunds may take up to four weeks to process.

To be eligible for a transfer at no charge, notification must be received more than five (5) business days before the start date (excluding the day of the course). Notification five (5) days or less are eligible with an administration fee. Administration fees are 25% of the full course fee. These Fees are applied at time of notification.

If you notify us on the day of the course ,notifications are not eligible for transfer or refunds and registrant will forfeit all registration fees.

On-line Courses - All registrations are final and no Refunds are available.

Allstar Enviro Safety Course Cancellations

Allstar Enviro Safety  reserves the right to cancel classes. Cancellation notices are via email or phone. In the unlikely event that your training course does not take place after your booking has been confirmed, we will make every effort to reschedule the course and you will be offered an alternative date to take the course issued.

No Show Policy

A "No Show" is defined as a student who does not attend or arrives more than 15 minutes late for a registered class. All “no shows” will result in a forfeit of course fees. The student will have to register again and pay  to attend our programs.

Prerequisite Policy

A course prerequisite is any requirement a program identifies as necessary for a student to have successfully completed before taking the course. For example, H2S Alive, Common Safety Orientation  and Ground Disturbance require that you bring government issued picture i.d. to the class.  For recertification of CPR and First Aid, it is a requirement to send us the ticket to prove  that the card has not expired yet.

It is the right of Allstar Enviro Safety and/or the instructor to cancel a student's registration in a course if the student has not satisfied the published prerequisites for the course. Failure to provide proof of prerequisites on the day of the training will result in a full forfeit of course fees. Students are ultimately responsible for knowing and adhering to course prerequisites.

Third Party Registrations and Payments (companies, parents, spouses, friend, etc.)

As a third-party registrant, you agree to these policies on behalf of the student. It is the third party’s responsibility to ensure that all communication for the program  is received by the  student. Allstar Enviro Safety  will not release any of the Student’s personal information, to the third party without the Student’s prior written consent including  grades, or copies of tickets.

Inherent Risk

Some risk is inherent in all courses.  Many programs include lifting, hanging from a tripod, putting on breathing apparatus, rescueing and doing compressions repeatedly. By enrolling and  participating in these courses, it is understood that you are aware of this element of risk and accept it as an integral part of the activity. For those of you with  any limitations, please identify them at the time of registration so we can do our best to accommodate your needs.

Cell phones, Cameras and Electronic devices

For the protections of our student’s privacy, the use of personal electronic devices for recording, photographing and video purposes is strictly prohibited. Please use electronic devices respectfully in all areas.

Literacy

Our programs require a certain level of literacy and a grasp of the English language to pass. Most programs do not accommodate an oral exam.  In addition, please bring your necessary hearing aids and glasses so that the student can grasp the program being delivered.

Behavior Policy

Allstar Enviro Safety  strives to provide our students with a safe and appropriate environment to facilitate learning. If Allstar Enviro Safety staff determine that a student’s behavior is disruptive or threatening, the staff may take any action he or she deems prudent to protect themselves. This can include discussing the matter with the student, asking the student to leave or calling the police.

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Why Use Us?

  • Short notice registration
  • Typically small classes and more individualized attention
  • Certified instructors with many years experience
  • Creative teaching styles
  • Variety of locations to suit your needs
  • Classroom and elearning options
  • Fun , motivational and effective programs
  • Competitive pricing
  • Lots of scheduling options during the month
  • Group rates may apply
  • Your facility or ours for larger classes
  • Site specific training to suit your industries safety needs

About Us

Our instructors are certified to conduct a variety of courses and have many years experience in facilitating programs.

Over 20 years running seminars in the Alberta area.

Programs are recognized in Canada and many for international applications.

Certificates - Temporary and Permanent certifications awarded.

We meet or exceed Industry Standards.