WHMIS Training

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training for Laboratory Personnel (Mandatory)

Target Audience: All staff and students required to handle and/or store controlled products such as hazardous materials must follow this course.

McGill students, staff and faculty must register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.  For beginners, (First time training), please register for a Live Presentation.   For returning participants, including expired training from other institutios, please register for an online course.

Non-Mcgill student registrants, inlcuding visitors, please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Content: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training is a legal requirement for all personnel working with controlled products in Canada. WHMIS is intended to protect the health and safety of workers by promoting access to information on hazardous materials used in the workplace. Environmental Health & Safety's WHMIS Core Training introduces participants to the 3 key elements of WHMIS: Cautionary labeling; Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS); and Worker education.

Certification: A WHMIS Core Training certificate is presented to participants who successfully complete the written exam. Certification is valid for a period of 3 years. If you have participated in a WHMIS Core Training session within the last 3 years, you are not required to attended again.

Duration: 120-minutes  (excluding online examination time)
 

Formation de base SIMDUT pour le personnel de laboratoire (obligatoire)

Les étudiants, employés et professeurs de McGill doivent s'inscrire en ligne en utilisant le système d'inscription de la Direction des ressources humaines de McGill

Pour les participants externes, veuillez utiliser le formulaire en ligne pour s'inscrire au cours. 

Coût: Gratuit pour les étudiants, employés et professeurs de McGill ($100/personne pour les participants externes) 

Description: La formation sur le Système d'Information sur les Matières Dangereuses Utilisées au Travail (SIMDUT) est une obligation légale pour toutes personnes travaillant avec des produits contrôlés au Canada. Le SIMDUT vise à protéger la santé et la sécurité des travailleurs en favorisant l'accès à l'information sur les matières dangereuses utilisées au travail. La formation de base SIMDUT du Département de Santé, Sécurité et Environnement couvre les 3 éléments clés du SIMDUT: Étiquetage SIMDUT, Fiches Signalétiques (FS) et Formation des travailleurs.

Certification: Un certificat de formation sera décerné à chaque participant ayant complété avec succès l'examen écrit. Cette certification est valide pour une période de 3 ans. Si vous avez déjà assisté à une formation de base SIMDUT au cours des 3 dernières années, vous n'avez pas à y assister de nouveau.

Durée: 120 minutes

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at] mcgill.ca, along with the course date and your ID..

English Sessions

 
Date Time Location / Language [English] Comments /

E-certificates Status* (see above)

Downtown Campus Locations

 

Fall 2017

 

August 17, 2017 (Thursday) 13h to 15h Leacock Building, Room 232 August 18: Online test has been activated (ends at noon on the 24)
BIO101 & BIO111 - Date to be confirmed    

A McGill certification is Mandatory. Limited to enrolled students with Prof. Anne Marie L'Heureux [annemarie.lheureux [at] mcgill.ca]. EHS will contact you. Nothing else is required.

September 1 (Friday)

13h30 to 15h30

Leacock Building, Room 232

 
BTEC620 - September 6 (Wednesday) 10h to 12h Parasitology, Conference Room

Your presence is Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students with Victoria Muise [victoria.muise [at] mcgill.ca]. (i.e. Wednesday & Thursday classes).

BIEN290 - September 7 (Thursday)

13h to 14h30 Wong, Room TBC Your presence is Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students with Dr. Joseph Matt Kinsella [matt.kinsella [at] mcgill.ca]. No additional registration is required.
CHEE291 - September 11, 2017 (Monday) 10h to 12h Wong, room 1020

Your presence is Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students with Prof. Dorval-Courchesne [noemie.dorvalcourchesne [at] mcgill.ca]. No additional registration is required.

CHEMISTRY - September 15, 2017 9h to 11h TBC Organized by Dr. Dmitrii Perepichka [dmitrii.perepichka [at] mcgill.ca and sandra.aerssen [at] mcgill.ca], for the Chemistry Department. It is opened to Chemistry students and staff. Please register.
MIMM212 - September 19, 2017    

Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students with Dr. Samantha Gruenheid [samantha.gruenheid [at] mcgill.ca]. EHS will contact you. Nothing else is required.

MIME601 - September 25, 2017 (Monday) 11h30 to 13h30 Wong, Room 1030

Your presence is Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students with Dr. Florence Paray [florence.paray [at] mcgill.ca]. No addition registration is required.

October 13 (Friday) 13h30 to 15h30 Leacock room 232  
November 17 (Friday)

13h30 to 15h30

Leacock room 232

 

Macdonald Campus Locations

 

Fall 2017

 

TBC (any special request please call us at 4563)

12h30 to 14h30

Raymond Building, Room R3-048

 

Session française

Date Heure Lieu / Langue

Campus de Centre-ville

Automne 2017

aucune de prévue
15h à 17h
S'il y a une demande et une offre, la formation sera affichée ici. 3610, rue McTavish, Salle 430 (via réception du 4e), Français