Training

SFU employees

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

SFU Safety Orientation Everyone Ongoing enrollment 3 years

https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/GW9MGL

Complete the orientation checklist or the

checklist version specifically for Laboratory workers.

Supervisor Safety Training Supervisors or managers Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/ANFJA8
Workplace Bullying and Harassment:
Training for Employees
Everyone Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/DLXJPD
Workplace Bullying and Harassment:
Training for Supervisors
Supervisors or managers Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/G8RJA7
COVID-19 Awareness and Safe Return to Work Training Everyone Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/XM9EYR
COVID-19 Awareness Training for Students Students only Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/BLM393

Research & lab safety

The SFU Training and Orientation Checklist for Laboratory Personnel can be used to track staff members' training and training needs.

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

EHS Safety Essentials
(formerly General Lab Safety)
Everyone working in a lab Ongoing enrollment 3 years Register here
EHS Laboratory Safety
(formerly Chemical Safety)
Anyone working in a lab area that has chemicals Ongoing enrollment 3 years Register here
EHS Biosafety Anyone working with biohazardous materials Ongoing enrollment 3 years Register here
WHMIS 2015 Anyone working in a lab area that has chemicals Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/33KWC8
Biosafety Training for Principal Investigators Anyone holding a biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/4YLFWX
PHAC module: Introduction to Dual-Use in Life Sciences Research Anyone holding a biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://training-formation.phac-aspc.gc.ca/
PHAC module: General Safety for Containment Labs Anyone listed on any biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://training-formation.phac-aspc.gc.ca/
PHAC module: Containment Level 2 Operational Practices Anyone listed on a CL2 biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://training-formation.phac-aspc.gc.ca/
Biosafety Emergency Response Refresher Training
Anyone listed on a CL2 biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment 1 year https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/3EK73K
Radiation Safety Training Anyone using radioactive sources July 2020 Complete once Register here
Radiation Safety Refresher Training Anyone who previously completed SFU Radiation Safety Training and in need of a refresher Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/JNWYHC
Radiation Safety Training for Principal Investigators Anyone holding a radiation safety permit  Ongoing enrollment Complete once  https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/3C76PN
Radiation Safety Training - Sealed Sources and Portable Gauges Anyone using sealed sources of radioactivity and portable gauges Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/YX4BF3
Radiation Safety Orientation Available between offered semesterly training under exceptional circmstances. Full  training course still required at next offering By request N/A Contact Radiation Safety at rad-safety@sfu.ca
X-Ray Safety Orientation Anyone using X-Ray generating equipment (e.g. X-Ray diffractometers, X-Ray fluorescent guns, X-Ray imaging equipment) Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/HPCWWA
Laser Safety Orientation Anyone working with or near lasers TBA 5 years Register here
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) by Ground
(except Classes 6.2 and 7)
Anyone handling, offering for transport or transporting dangerous goods by ground TBA 3 years Contact Catherine Peltier at cpeltier@sfu.ca
TDG by Air
(except Classes 6.2 and 7)
Anyone handling, offering for transport or transporting dangerous goods by air TBA 2 years Contact Catherine Peltier at cpeltier@sfu.ca
TDG Class 6.2 – Transport of Infectious Substances by Ground or Air Anyone handling, offering for transport or transporting Class 6.2 infectious substances by ground or air TBA 2 years Contact Catherine Peltier at cpeltier@sfu.ca

Campus public safety

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

Personal safety & security SFU student, faculty, staff By request N/A Email: safe@sfu.ca
More info here

Emergency planning

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

Emergency preparedness SFU student, faculty, staff By request N/A Register here
CPR & AED training SFU student, faculty, staff Biannually fall and spring N/A Register here
Active threat training SFU student, faculty, staff By request N/A Register here

Travel safety

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

Pre-departure travel briefing Requirements vary. Visit Get started By request N/A

Contact the Travel Safety

Program at srs_ts@sfu.ca

Construction safety

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

SFU Burnaby Contractor Safety Orientation Contractors working at the SFU Burnaby Campus.
Ongoing  1 year Register here
SFU Contractor COVID-19 Orientation Contractors working at any SFU Campus. Ongoing As required Register here
Facilities Services WHMIS 2015
Facilities Services staff working with or around controlled products. Ongoing  3 years Register here

Safety committees

Training/Orientation Audience

When is it offered?

Valid for

How to register

Safety committee Foundations

Safety committee  members

Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/MCE33B
Safety Inspection Training Safety committee members Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/AN7PPL
Accident/Incident Investigation Training Safety committee members Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/AM9A6H