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Safety Training

Listed below are the current online training courses and workshops currently being offered
by Health, Safety & Wellness

1.  Animal & Zoonotic Disease Awareness 9.  Lab Safety for FM Workers and   Contractors
2.  Biomedical Safety 8.  Radiation Safety for Sealed Source Users
3.  Biosafety Awareness
*mandatory face-to-face workshop
(must have successfully completed Chemical & Lab Safety online training & virtual workshop prior to registration)
9.  Radiation Safety
4.  Chemical & Lab Safety
**mandatory virtual workshop
10.  Safety for Campus Security and First Responders
5.  Emergency Warden 11.  Teaching Assistant (Modules 1 & 2)
6.  Exposure Control Awareness 12.  WHMIS
7.  Fire 101:  Fire Safety 13.  WHMIS in the Workplace

Health, Safety & Wellness will only send and reply to emails
using your official uofr email address

If you use another email address, please ensure you have your
official uofr emails transferred to your desired email address.

How to Register

Please email with the following information:

1) First Name
2) Last Name
3) Student/Employee ID#
4) Name of online training course(s) required

**Faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences students are to email for information regarding what online training is required prior to requesting training here

5) Name of Supervisor (if applicable)
6) Preferred date of workshop for **CLS* or *Biosafety Awarness (see below)
7) Faculty

Please allow 1 to 2 business days for your request to be processed.  You will receive a confirmation email with online training information, so please check your official uofr email often.


Chemical & Lab Safety

The mandatory hands-on workshop for Chemical and Lab Safety* will be offered virtually (Zoom) until further notice. You must have completed the online training no less than 24 hours prior to requesting a workshop date/time.

Available workshop dates: 

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
- 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

*workshops may be cancelled due to low or no enrollment and are subject to change (with sufficient notice)


Biosafety Awareness: 

The mandatory face to face workshops for Biosafety Awareness* have resumed with a maximum of four (4) participants (to allow for physical distancing with 50% room capacity) and offered once a month.  You must have successfully completed the online training AND virtual workshop for Chemical & Lab Safety as well as the online training and assignments for Biosafety Awareness in order to be eligible to register for a Biosafety Awareness workshop.  You must have completed the online training no less than 24 hours prior to requesting a workshop date/time.

If you require Autoclave Training, this information will be provided with your certificate. by email, after successful completion of Biosafety Awareness training.

Available workshop dates:

Monday, December 6- 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (unless otherwise stated; this will be the last face to face workshop for the Fall 2021 term)

*workshops may be cancelled due to low or no enrollment

Thank you for keeping our university a safe place to live, learn and work!