Chemical Safety Training

Mandatory training for all laboratory persons handling hazardous chemicals.

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR LABORATORY PRACTICAL SESSIONS: (Vancouver Campus Only)
We are thrilled to share that renovations of the Vancouver Campus teaching laboratory are nearly complete! We are anticipating be back in our Koerner Pavilion Lab on the ground floor of UBC Hospital for the start of July 2019. No practical training sessions will be offered the week of June 24th as we pack up our swing space lab to move back home. Once we are settled back in, we will start scheduling July Chemical Safety sessions in our Koerner Pavilion as usual.

We thank you for your patience during this process and we look forward to welcoming you to our newly renovated space!

Chemical Safety Training

Which chemical safety course do I need?

If you are… Then take It includes
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student working independently where chemical are used, and who has not taken the course before Chemical Safety Course
Non-UBC $250
7 online modules ending in quizzes, online final exam and 1 practical session
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student working independently where chemical are used, and who has an expired certificate Chemical Safety Course (with Refresher option in Entry Survey)
Non-UBC $250
7 online modules ending in quizzes
1 online final exam, & Option of either a re-qualification quiz or practical session
An undergraduate student volunteering or undertaking a project under the constant and direct supervision of a senior lab member and who will never be working independently in the lab Introduction to Laboratory Safety 8 online modules ending in quizzes
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping or receiving hazardous chemicals, fuels, lithium ion batteries, or compressed gasses (dangerous goods other than Classes 1, 6.2 or 7) Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Ground and Air
Non-UBC $67
9 online modules ending in quizzes and 1 online final exam

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