Chemical Safety Training

Practical Sessions have resumed at a temporary location: Michael Smith Labs Room 105

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Register for Chemical Safety Training

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Before attending the session, you must:

When attending the session, you must:

  • Maintain physical distance (2 m) from others as much as possible.
  • Plan to arrive by 8:45am for morning sessions and 1:15pm for afternoon sessions! Latecomers will not be able to get in the building.
  • Leave behind all superfluous items. Space is extremely limited so there will not be room for backpacks, laptops, and other belongings
  • Follow all COVID-19 Campus Rules
  • Bring your own:
    • Clean Lab coat
    • Safety glasses
    • Pen for writing the final quiz
    • Lab appropriate clothing – long loose-fitting pants and fully covering liquid-resistant shoes

Mandatory training for all laboratory persons handling hazardous chemicals.

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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