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Safety Training

This Lab Orientation and Safety certification consists of a safety test and lab tour.  It is required for all new labmembers and may be required of returning labmembers.  Please note that in addition to passing the safety test and your forms must be complete and submitted by 5:00pm the Wednesday before the following week's lab tour; please refer to Join for details.

  1. View the training videos (total ~ 60 minutes):
  2. Read the lab manuals:
  3. Complete the safety test:
    • Online safety test
    • You must pass this test before you are confirmed for the lab tour. Everything needed to complete the test can be found in the links above.
  4. Complete the lab tour.
    • Staff-led lab safety tours are conducted every Monday afternoon at 1:30 pm; if it is a University holiday, the tour will be held at 1:30 pm Tuesday.
    • For the lab tour, you will be donning a head-to-toe bunnysuit over your regular clothes, so you must wear appropriate attire:
      • light, comfortable clothing (heavy sweaters or long, narrow skirts are not recommended);
      • fully enclosed shoes (no sandals or open-toe shoes).
      • If you wear a brimmed hat or other large headcovering, please be prepared to remove it for the tour.

On completion of the safety tour, you may begin scheduling training immediately. This safety certification is valid as long as there is documentable equipment use. The course must be retaken if there is no lab use within six months of joining or if no equipment use for one year or more.

Last modified: 4 Mar 2022