This training is intended for workers wishing to comply with the legislation concerning the information system on hazardous materials used at work (WHMIS).



  • Recognize the different WHMIS labels.
  • Be able to identify the dangers and risks related to hazardous materials used at work: recognize the meaning of the WHMIS pictograms.
  • Be able to use material safety data sheets.
  • Develop safe work methods and procedures.
  • Reduce work accidents and occupational diseases related to the use of hazardous materials in the workplace.
  • Know the proper techniques for using portable fire extinguishers.


  • The legal obligations of the supplier of hazardous materials and the employer.
  • The characteristics of WHMIS labels.
  • The meaning of the WHMIS pictograms.
  • Description of the different sections of the MSDS.
  • The fire triangle and the means of extinction.
  • The different types of portable fire extinguishers.
  • Good techniques for using portable fire extinguishers.
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  • Duration
    • Half a day
  • Location
    • Simplex Laval
    • Client establishment.
  • Price
    • Please contact us for group pricing.

Benefits training with Simplex


  • The instructors are approved by the Partners Commission of the labor market.
  • The service is fast and personalized at each customer according to the environment of work.
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  • Our training sessions are temporarily suspended

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