OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 29 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Section 397 Training

(1) An employer must ensure that a worker who works with or near a controlled product or performs work involving the manufacture of a controlled product is trained in

(a) the content required to be on a supplier label and a work site label and the purpose and significance of the information on the label,

(b) the content required to be on a material safety data sheet and the purpose and significance of the information on the material safety data sheet,

(c) procedures for safely storing, using and handling the controlled product,

(d) if applicable, the procedures for safely manufacturing the controlled product,

(e) if applicable, the methods of identification referred to in section 402,

(f) the procedures to be followed if there are fugitive emissions, and

(g) the procedures to be followed in case of an emergency involving the controlled product.

(2) An employer must develop and implement the procedures referred to in subsection (1) in consultation with the joint work site health and safety committee if there is one.