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Wilfrid Laurier University Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management
April 16, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Laboratory Safety Training



The following training sessions are intended for employees and support staff who who work in and around the laboratories or work with or around chemicals, pathogens or radiation.

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Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness for Support Staff

This session is offered to all custodial staff whose job duties may put them at risk for bloodborne diseases. The use of proper PPE and clean up procedures will be discussed.

For further information on this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

Waterloo - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

Brantford - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

 
Compressed Gas Cylinders - ONLINE TRAINING

The objective of this training session is to review legislation, and understand the associated responsibilities. This session will also review procedures for storing, handling, and the proper use of cylinders, as well as understanding the hazards associated with compressed gas cylinders.

*This training is only available ONLINE.

 
Health & Safety Workshop for PS499

To request this training session, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 
Health & Safety Workshop for Psychology Researchers

To request this training session, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 
Instructional Assistant Workshop

This session is only offered for students at the request of a faculty member.

To request this training session, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 
Laboratory Safety

This training isrecommended for employees working in laboratories.  Laboratory safety is reviewed including handling chemicals, fume hood safety and hazardous waste disposal.

For more information regarding this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

Waterloo - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

 
Laboratory Safety for Support Staff

This training is provided to employees that will be working in or around laboratories that are using Radiation and/or Risk Group 2 human pathogens on campus.  An introduction to risk groups and containment levels, along with hazard recognition is covered.

For further information on this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

Waterloo - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

Brantford - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

 
Nanotechnology

For more information regarding this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 

Waterloo - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

 
Radiation Safety

This training is recommended for employees working with open source radiation in laboratories.  An overview of the radiation safety program is covered, along with an introduction to radiation safety.

For more information regarding this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 
Training for Biology Graduate Students

For more information regarding this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 

Waterloo - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

Brantford - NA

 
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

The objective of this course is to provide awareness of applicable regulations including how to complete a manifest in handling and transporting dangerous goods including biological and radioactive materials.  Will also review the responsibilities and legal aspects involved in the TDG.

For more information regarding this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

 
WHMIS Training

Depending on the interaction with chemicals, the course will be customized to address the level of knowledge required.  The participant will learn how the law defines a controlled product, the purpose and meaning of information found on product labels and MSDS, how hazardous substances affect the body and how employees can protect themselves. An inclass WHMIS session is provided monthly as a part of Health and Safety New Employee Orientation.

For more information regarding this training, please contact Sarah Lamb at slamb@wlu.ca.

Waterloo - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

Brantford - To schedule training, contact Sarah Lamb

*WHMIS courses are also available ONLINE.