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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMS 1800)

WHMIS is a uniform, national regulatory system to inform about hazardous material (legally called “Controlled Products”). This course will enable participants to understand the intent of WHMIS symbols, labels and procedures for filling out MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) in places of employment. Participants will be trained on recognition and safe handling as well as use and storage of controlled products used at the workplace.

(GST & manual included), 4 hours
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-827March 9, 2015
Mon - 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 418
Registration Deadline: March 10, 2015
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$85.00Distance
CRN: 201402-930October 27, 2014
Mon - 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Room: 418
Registration Deadline: October 23, 2014
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$85.00Saskatoon

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