Lab safety training

Registration is now open for the Spring 2024 semester.

The courses listed below are delivered through online training modules and quizzes on the SFU Canvas Learning Management System.

Select the safety training courses listed below that apply to your work at SFU by checking the box beside the name of each course, then click 'Submit' below.

Includes SFU Safety Orientation, Electrical Safety, & Fire Safety. All personnel who work in a SFU laboratory setting with any hazardous substances/equipment must take this training.
Includes WHMIS, safety responsibilities, laboratory hazards, emergency response, exposure routes and control, hazardous waste disposal, SFU hazardous inventory system, chemical storage, laboratory apparatus safety, cryogenics & compressed gas safety, and laboratory glass safety. Blended training delivery with online training modules and a one-hour training session in-person.
Includes administrative and practical aspects of the SFU Biosafety Program. Training is online only.
For anyone working with or near lasers. Training is online only.
For anyone new to working with radioactive materials (otherwise, see Refresher Training). Training dates: Week of May 13th, 2024.

Students are not immediately added to each Canvas course, but rather in batches.

Not sure which courses to take? See the SFU Lab Safety Training table or visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

If the safety course that you are searching for is not listed above, view the full list of available SFU safety courses on the SRS Training Page.