Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) On-Line program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the Forestry Industry employee and will provide the fundamentals of a WHMIS program.

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Course Outline:

  • Introduction to WHMIS (Who, What, Why, WHMIS Legislation)
  • WHMIS Application (What controlled products WHMIS covers)
  • Employee Education
  • WHMIS Symbols
  • WHMIS Labels
  • Material Safety Data Sheets

On completion of program participants will have learned the hazards associated with controlled products and their proper handling.

Classroom Schedule:

Offered on a DEMAND basis

To register, call the FSSNS office at 902-895-1107.

Benefits of the On-Line Course:

  • Accessibility & Convenience – available all the time
  • Program is self paced – not necessary to finish all at once
  • Cost Savings – no travel or down time
  • Certification upon completion

Goals of the FSSNS

  • Save lives and reduce injuries.
  • Reduce all costs associated with work place accidents.
  • Improve profits.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and establish ownership of industry managed loss control programs.
  • Reduce Workers' Compensation rates.
The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia is registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia. It is a separate entity, having a Memorandum of Association and By-Laws. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the forest industry.