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.

For SFU-affiliated personnel who do not have a SFU computing ID set up, please email labsafe@sfu.ca to register.

Supervisor Safety Training Supervisors or managers Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/ANFJA8
Respectful Working & Learning Environments  Everyone Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/DLXJPD
Office Ergonomics Training Office workers Ongoing enrollment Complete once https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/FEYTL6

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/course/index.php?categoryid=29&lang=en
PHAC module: General Safety for Containment Labs Anyone listed on any biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://training-formation.phac-aspc.gc.ca/course/view.php?id=94
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/course/view.php?id=95
PHAC module: Containment Level 3 Operational Practices Anyone listed on a CL3 biosafety permit Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://training-formation.phac-aspc.gc.ca/course/view.php?id=96
PHAC module: Biosafety in the Classroom Anyone teaching a lab session involving biohazards Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://training-formation.phac-aspc.gc.ca/course/view.php?id=194
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 October 2021 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 Ongoing enrollment 5 years Register here
Laboratory Safety Inspection Training Anyone participating in a laboratory inspection Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/HFD44W
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
TDG Awareness Training Receivers of dangerous goods shipments (e.g. front desk staff) as well as personnel who work with hazardous materials and will benefit from learning the basics of TDG. Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/7ERL9X

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
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
Fire & Electrical Safety Awareness Safety committee members Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/CX6E6X
Laboratory Safety Inspection Training Safety committee members participating in a laboratory inspection Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/HFD44W
WHMIS 2015 Awareness Safety committee members Ongoing enrollment 3 years https://canvas.sfu.ca/enroll/YXARHD 

For more, visit the SRS safety training page.