Research laboratories use a variety of techniques and processes to investigate a vast array of scientific questions but all have a common core of health & safety program requirements. Research safety partners with researchers across campus to ensure that laboratory research is conducted safely and in accordance with applicable regulations. Safety is essential to the responsible conduct of scientific inquiry.
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General Lab Health & SafetyProvides a set of minimum standards and practices for the safe and healthy operation of a laboratory.
BiosafetyTo facilitate and ensure the safe and knowledgeable use of biological materials in research, teaching and the environment.
Chemical SafetyIncorporates the entire lifecycle of the chemical beginning with purchasing and ending with disposal.
Radiation, X-Ray and LASER SafetyTo facilitate and ensure the safe and knowledgeable use of radiation sources and devices in research, teaching and the environment.
Transportation of Dangerous GoodsMovement of materials classified as "Dangerous Goods" under Transportation Canada regulations.
Research Safety Resources & DocumentsKeeping campus labs safe
Scientific DivingScientific Diving includes the Diving and Snorkelling