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JEDT 014 - WHMIS
Course Details
Course Code:

JEDT 014

Calendar Description:
The Worksafe BC WHMIS course introduces all aspects of the Work Hazardous Material Information System as required by federal and provincial legislation. Supplier, employer, and employee responsibilities are clearly defined. Specific workplace examples are explored.

Date First Offered:
2007-09-04

Hours:
Total Hours: 9
Lecture Hours: 9


Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
What is WHMIS?
WHMIS Labels
Material Safety Data Sheets
WHMIS Education and Training
Tables and Checklists
WHMIS Review
Written Test


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
Explain and comply with WHMIS regulatory requirements
Explain the importance and requirement of WHMIS education and training
Explain the classification system and use it to identify hazards
List the different types of labels and describe the main components of each
Use labels to identify hazards and follow safe work procedures
Describe the main components of an MSDS and use it to obtain information and develop safe work procedures
Identify the key elements of a WHMIS program and implement the program


Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Quizzes and Tests: 100 %


Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:

Required - Workers Compensation Board of BC, 2005, WHMIS At Work (WorkSafe BC). Chapters Covered: All
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