Lab safety training

Registration is now closed for Laboratory Safety Training, Safety Essentials, Biosafety, Laser Safety, and Radiation Safety. These courses will be offered again in May 2020 (Registration will open in April 2020).

The courses listed below are delivered via a combination of in-person training sessions and 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.

If you have registered for Safety Essentials Training and/or Laboratory Safety Training:

You must select an in-person training session using the Calendar feature in Canvas once you have been added to the course. Once you receive the email confirmation that you have been added, go into the Canvas Calendar and click on "Find appointment" to select the session that fits your personal schedule.

Students are not immediately added to the Canvas course, but rather in batches starting after January 6, 2020.

If you have any questions, contact

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.

Help us make sure laboratory safety training is meeting your needs. Please take the time to list below the top 3 risks, procedures, pieces of equipment, or anything else in your lab that merits extra attention around safety. Some examples include gas cylinder handling, PPE selection, pressure vessels, chemical storage, and so on.