Online Safety Training


Below are the online safety training courses (via UR Courses) and mandatory workshops currently being offered by Health and Safety. 

Please carefully read the training instructions below in order to ensure your timely and successful completion of the course(s) and mandatory workshops (where applicable) you requested.

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1.  Biomedical Safety 7.  Sealed Source Radiation Safety
2.  Biosafety Awareness** with mandatory in-person workshop 8.  Consumable Radiation Safety
3.  Chemical & Lab Safety ** with mandatory in-person workshop 9.  Safety for Protective Services and First Responders
4.  Emergency Warden 10.  Teaching Assistant (Modules 1 & 2)
5.  Exposure Control
11.  WHMIS (LAB) - student
6.  Lab Safety for FM Workers and Contractors 12.  WHMIS in the Workplace-Staff


**Participants who register for Chemical & Lab Safety (CLS) online training, will be required to successfully complete the CLS online training and register for and successfully complete a CLS mandatory workshop (WHMIS exam) within three weeks from the date the participant is registered for the CLS online course.



**Participants who register for both Chemical & Lab Safety and Biosafety Awareness online training will be required to successfully complete the online training for both CLS and Biosafety Awareness AND successfully complete a Chemical & Lab Safety mandatory workshop (WHMIS exam) within three weeks from the date they are registered for the CLS and Biosafety Awareness online training.

Participants will then have three weeks from the date of successfully completing a CLS mandatory workshop, to register and successfully complete a mandatory Biosafety Awareness workshop (Hazardous Identification and Autoclave Quiz).

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Complete a Safety Training Registration Form found here
Email requests for training will not be accepted.  



• Health and Safety only replies and sends online training information to official UofR email addreses during regular business hours. 

• Regular business hours are Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

• Health and Safety does not monitor emails on weekends, evenings, and statutory holidays.

 

Chemical & Lab Safety (CLS) Mandatory Workshops


Chemical & Lab Safety workshops have a maximum of ten (10) participants.

You must successfully complete Chemical & Lab Safety online training no less than 24 hours prior to requesting a workshop.

Chemical & Lab Safety participants are required to request AND complete a mandatory workshop for Chemical & Lab Safety within *three (3) weeks from successfully completing the online training for Chemical & Lab Safety,

If you do not request AND successfully complete the mandatory Chemical & Lab Safety workshop (passing the WHMIS exam) within three weeks from successfully completing the online training portion of the course, you will be required to repeat the online training and request another workshop. 

NOTE:  This may result in being denied access to teaching and research space(s) that require the completion of this course.


Chemical & Lab Safety Workshop Dates/Times


Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - FULL


Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
- 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, July 22, 2024 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Monday, August 12
, 2024 - 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm




Biosafety Awareness Mandatory Workshops


Biosafety Awareness workshops have a maximum of six (6) participants.

You must have successfully completed Biosafety Awareness online training (and the CLS workshop) no less than 24 hours prior to requesting a Biosafety Awareness workshop date/time.

Biosafety Awareness participants are required to request AND complete a mandatory workshop for Biosafety Awareness (Chemical & Lab Safety online training and workshop must be successfully completed first) within *three (3) weeks from successfully completing the online training for Biosafety Awareness.

If you do not request and successfully complete a mandatory Biosafety Awareness workshop (and complete the Hazardous Identification and Autoclave Quiz) within three weeks from successfully completing the online training portion of the course, you will be required to repeat the online training and request another workshop. 

NOTE:  This may result in being denied access to teaching and research space(s) that require the completion of this course.

Autoclave Training information will be provided, by email, with your certificate


Biosafety Awareness Workshop Dates/Times


Friday, May 31, 2024 -
10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
- 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Friday, August 2, 2024 -
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 -
10:30 am to 12:00 pm


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