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Submitted by cclorey on Fri, 10/07/2016 - 9:25am

Being a health and safety leader

Environmental Health and Safety works collaboratively with the university community to foster a safe working, learning and research environment through the provision of consultative, educational and evaluation services.

Phone: 403-220-6345


A new classroom safety course is mandatory for university employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in research laboratories. 

Working inside of a laboratory has the potential to expose the worker to a variety of hazardous materials and processes. To minimize the risk of adverse health effects, it is important that workers know; how to identify laboratory hazards, understand the hierarchy of controls and know how to implement the controls and where to find more information on University of Calgary specific procedures.