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Safety information

Mandatory employee training: for all in Chemistry

Supervisors

All supervisors of postdocs/graduate students/undergraduate students, including undergraduate laboratory instructors are required to have this online training completed:  

Supervisor Online Orientation

All employees

The following is for anyone working or volunteering in the Chemistry Department and includes undergraduate researcher, graduate students, postdocs, visiting scientists, staff and faculty.

All those with paid or volunteer work (not those taking courses) within the Department of Chemistry need to complete the following training:

  • WHMIS 2015 for employees (staff, faculty, postdocs, grad students).
  • Workplace Violence Training.
  • Employee Safety Orientation.

Undergraduate Chemistry students WHMIS 2015 training:

Safety Orientation/WHMIS 2015 for Students (undergraduate students only)

Please note that lab keys will not be issued until safety training has been completed. You will need to complete the Safety Training form that can be obtained online and provide your training records in order to receive lab keys.

Additional training: biohazards, X-rays, radiation, gas cylinders

If you are working with additional hazards including biological substances, X-rays, compressed gases, lasers, and cryogenics, you need to have additional training. Supervisors must keep a record of this training by their employees.