WHMIS/TDG/Fire Extinguishers

WHMIS/TDG/Fire Extinguishers 2017-11-24T04:00:44-08:00
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 This comprehensive WHMIS 2015 GHS Certification program has been developed in accordance with WorkSafe BC requirements for the training of persons who manufacture, work with or are ‘in proximity to’ hazardous materials in the workplace. WHMIS has aligned with the worldwide hazard communication system known as GHS – the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. Aligning with GHS provides many benefits, which will be discussed in the training. With WHMIS 2015 there will be:

  • New classification rules
  • New hazard pictograms
  • New supplier label requirements
  • New format for Safety Data Sheets (SDS’s)

Course Content

  • Current status of WHMIS
  • An overview of WHMIS 2015
  • The main components of the WHMIS 2015 GHS system
  • Labels
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Hazard Classes
  • Summary of each hazard class
  • Guidance for workplace specific training
  • Participant activities
    • Anyone working with or around hazardous materials is required by law to be WHMIS trained
    • All Employers are required to show diligence in ensuring their Employees are WHMIS trained
    • How do you protect yourself?
    • Where do you go to get more information on this product?
    • What should you do in case of an emergency or spill?
    • What hazards are associated with what products?

Duration – 4 hours
Number of Participants – Maximum 20

Certifying Body – Domcor Health, Safety & Security Inc.
Certificate Expiry – None


The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act sets important standards for the movement of harmful materials and chemicals within Canada. These regulations protect the public and all individuals involved in transporting the dangerous goods by defining dangerous goods and setting specific rules for their transport.

Course Content:

  • TDG regulations
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Safety marks and placards
  • Empty containers and vehicles
  • Emergency response
  • Documentation

 Duration – 4 hours
Number of Participants – Maximum 20
Certifying Body – Domcor Health, Safety & Security Inc.
Certificate Expiry – 3 years


This is a basic course that deals with the correct selection and usage of fire extinguishers.  The participants will understand fire extinguisher types, operating procedures, capabilities and limitations. The course also deals with the combustion process, different fire classes and basic firefighting concepts (P.A.S.S.).

Course Content:

  • How to use a fire extinguisher
  • Understanding the combustion process
  • Basic firefighting concepts
  • Classification of fuels
  • Fire extinguisher components
  • Fire extinguisher types
  • Fire extinguisher selection and application
  • Rules for fighting fires

Duration – 4 hours
Number of Participants – Maximum 20
Certifying Body – Domcor Health, Safety & Security Inc.
Certificate Expiry – 3 years

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