New Graduate Students
Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences!
Environmental Health and Safety training
Prior to working in a chemical, biological or radiation laboratory or in a workshop, you will be required to complete the following three courses. Visit the Environment, Health and Safety website for more information.
WHMIS 2015Online training course required to be completed in advance of attending the in-class Laboratory Safety Course Required for all University employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working with or near hazardous products as defined by WHMIS 2015 (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) legislation WHMIS training from organizations other than the University of Calgary is NOT recognized
Laboratory Safety TrainingPrerequisite: WHMIS 2015 University required training for all employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in laboratories
Spill Response TrainingOnline training course Required training for all employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in laboratories
If your intent is to become a TA with the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary, or to work in a Faculty of Science Research Laboratory, you will also be required to complete the following three mandated online training courses provided by Environmental Health and Safety within your first week, these include:
- Occupational Health and Safety Orientation
- Hazard Assessment Training
- Incident Reporting and Investigation