Course Overview: This course introduces employees to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG). The course provides information on regulatory requirements applicable to TDG, Classes 2 to 9, as well as other information that will help workers meet internal procedures.
This course requires an enrolment key. Please speak to your building representative or the Office of Laboratory Safety, HC, to obtain the enrolment key.
Learning Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to identify, classify, mark, label, package, and document dangerous goods in Classes 2-9 for air and road transport. Emergency reporting during transport is also covered.
Target Audience: Health Canada and Public Health Agency of Canada employees who may transport, offer for transport, and/or receive Dangerous Goods.
Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours
Course Overview: This course introduces laboratory personnel, and those required to enter spaces where hazardous materials may be present, to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015. It delivers the training required to develop proficiency in handling hazardous materials in the workplace. Additionally, this course may act as an introductory course, a refresher course, or as a resource to refer to as required.
An enrolment key is required for this course. Please speak to your building representative or the Office of Laboratory Safety, HC, to obtain the key.
Learning Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:
• Explain the relevance of WHMIS 2015
• Identify the roles and responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers as defined by WHMIS 2015
• Explain the key concepts associated with classification
• Identify and understand WHMIS 2015 labelling requirements and responsibilities
• Demonstrate an understanding of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
• Identify the health and physical hazards as defined by WHMIS 2015
• Explain the essentials of WHMIS 2015 workplace-specific training
Target Audience: The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015 e-Learning course is mandatory for designated laboratory workers, managers and anyone who may enter laboratory and related spaces in Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Course Overview: This course, as part of a Radiation Safety Program, provides information and guidance pertaining to radiation safety during receipt, storage, handling, and disposal of radioactive materials.
An enrolment key is required for this course. Please speak to your Health Canada (HC) Radiation Safety Officer or Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) safety coordinator to obtain the enrolment key.
Learning Objectives: The Radiation Safety course introduces HC’s Radiation Safety Program including its members and documentation requirements. At the end of the course, you should be able to understand what radiation is, how to protect yourself from various types of radiation, how to clean a spill and handle radioactive waste, and what to do in emergency situations.
Target Audience: This course is for Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada (HC/PHAC) personnel whose work responsibilities involve receipt, storage, handling, and disposal of radioactive materials.
Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours