Chemical Safety

This online Chemical Safety course will help learners understand the risks of exposure to chemicals in the workplace and how to work safely in these environments.


Where hazardous chemicals are used, a single exposure can be life-threatening. Chemicals, especially inorganic compounds, are often unpredictable, unstable, and dangerous when handled unsafely. If you work with industrial chemicals each day, then you work in a high-risk environment.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain what a chemical is and that use of any chemical constitutes potential for an exposure risk
  • Explain your responsibility as a worker to prevent exposure incidents
  • Recognize hazardous chemicals as classified by the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and sort them into their respective categories
  • List conditions that may present an exposure risk, possible routes of exposure, and factors that influence an individual’s reaction to a chemical exposure incident
  • Identify who is responsible for evaluating chemical hazards and how the result of the evaluation is communicated to the end user
  • Demonstrate safe transport, storage, and disposal practices for hazardous chemicals
  • Describe the procedures for detecting and reacting to potential chemical exposure
  • Identify how to prepare for a chemical related accident
  • Describe the actions to be taken should a chemical related accident occur


  • Recognizing hazardous chemicals and their characteristics
  • Factors that can affect your risk
  • Hazard identification
  • Safe handling
  • Steps to detect and protect
  • When an accident occurs


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 45 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

How We Help

At BIS, we take great pride in how we can positively impact others on a global scale. We create engaging online safety modules to ensure the safety of our customers and clients, and tailor the modules to fit our clients' needs. Keeping each other safe is a critical responsibility that makes a large impact on the organizations that we work with. We take pride in our ability to cultivate a positive, safe and healthy work environment.

What We Do

Our organization is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and innovation, and we stand by our core values: Compassion, Humility, and Integrity. We believe that a positive and supportive work environment is essential for the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. Compassion and Inclusivity is at the core of our culture. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Collaboration is another key element of our culture. We believe that working together as a team, leads to better outcomes and a more fulfilling work experience. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive feedback, and we support our employees in sharing ideas and taking ownership of their work. Finally, we embrace innovation as a driving force behind our success.

At BIS, our culture is centered around our commitment to client satisfaction, employee empowerment, and collaborative innovation. We strive to create an environment where everyone can contribute their unique superpowers and perspectives.

Who We Are

We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
compliance and learning management software for the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional Our software, BIStrainer, is a cloud-based application which includes tens of thousands of training courses for any user, we can build and modify courses to meet the needs of any field user and we have a state-of-the-art program to help our clients organize their training information and needs.

Our Company was established in 2006 and we now have over 2 million active users and over 1,100 company clients and partners who rely on BIStrainer for their health and safety programs.