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

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 January 2020 3 years Register here
EHS Laboratory Safety
(includes WHMIS 2015; formerly Chemical Safety)
Anyone working in a lab area that has chemicals January 2020 3 years Register here
EHS Biosafety Anyone working with biohazardous materials January 2020 3 years Register here
EHS Laboratory Safety Practical
(formerly Hands-on Chemical Safety)
Anyone working in a lab area that has chemicals January 2020 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
Anyone listed on a CL2 biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment 1 year https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/3EK73K
Radiation Safety Training Anyone using open or sealed sources of radioactivity January 2020 Complete once Register here
Radiation Safety Refresher Training Anyone who previously completed SFU Radiation Safety Training and in need of a refresher Ongoing enrolment 3 years Register here
Radiation Safety Training for Principal Investigators Anyone holding a radiation safety permit  Ongoing enrollment Complete once  https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/3C76PN
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 Register here
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

SE3P Site Safety Orientation Contractors working at the
SFU Surrey Sustainable
Energy and Engineering
Building (SE3P) site
Ongoing Complete once 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
Inspection Training Safety committee members TBD 3 years Contact EHS
Accident/Incident Investigation Training Safety committee members November 2019 3 years Contact EHS