Chemical Safety Training

Mandatory training for all laboratory persons handling hazardous chemicals.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: (Vancouver Campus Only)
Starting February 2019, no practical training sessions will be offered for the RMS Biosafety & Radiation Safety training programs due to the Vancouver Campus teaching laboratory renovations.

We will be moving into a swing space at Lower Mall Research Station and the resumption of practical sessions will be as follows:

  • Chemical Safety practical sessions currently available. Please note the new temporary location of the training lab at the Lower Mall Research Station
  • Biosafety and Chemical safety practical training – anticipated to resume March 2019
  • Radiation Safety practical training sessions are anticipated to resume July 2019. If you are planning field work using radioisotopes before July 2019 please contact the Radiation Safety Office or Janet Hankins.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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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