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Responsibilities for Employees, Supervisors and Managers - REVISED - May 14, 2015

Orientation and Training

Responsibilities

Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) - Responsibilities Checklist

Managers1 Supervisors2

Employees3

Review qualifications and training as part of the hiring process to ensure work activities can be performed safely.

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Complete site-specific health and safety orientation checklists with direct reports to address critical health and safety issues before they start their normal job responsibilities.

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Complete the University’s health and safety orientation within the first week of employment.

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Provide job specific and ongoing training to direct reports as identified in Hazard Assessment and Control Forms (HACF).

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Complete all job-specific training as identified in Hazard Assessment and Control Forms (HACF) including ongoing training such as re-certification.

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1 Manager means an Employee who has management responsibility and includes academic staff members and management and professional staff members who have management responsibility and direct reports. All members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) are Managers.

2 Supervisor means an Employee who supervises other Employees; it does not include a Manager. Supervisors have direct reports.

3 Employee means an individual who is engaged to work for the University under an employment contract. This includes academic staff, support staff, management and professional staff, senior leadership team, researchers, faculty members, visiting scholars, post-doctoral fellows, volunteers, graduate students who are remunerated by the University and students performing work on behalf of the University or their instructor. 

Course Listing - Mandatory Training

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* mandatory training as determined by the University. Training must be identified by your Manager/Supervisor on the Hazard Assessment and Control Form (HACF) for your job description/laboratory/workshop. 

**mandatory training as determined by your Manager/Supervisor. Training must be identified by your Manager/Supervisor on the Hazard Assessment and Control Form (HACF) for your job description/laboratory/workshop.

Course Name

Type

Mandatory

Recommended / Optional

Asbestos Awareness Training Online Mandatory training for university employees completing work activities that may impact or be adjacent to asbestos-containing material. * Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about asbestos.
Biosafety Program Training Online Mandatory training for all University Employees, Supervisors and Managers directing or involved in the handling or storage of biohazards for research and teaching purposes. Optional training for University Employees who would like to become more informed about the Biosafety Program.
Released May 2014.
Biosafety Program Training is a prerequisite.
Online Mandatory training for all University Employees, Supervisors and Managers directly involved in the handling or storage of specific bloodborne pathogens or human cell lines, tissues, body fluids and/or other potentially infectious material that may contain bloodborne pathogens.* Optional training for University Employees who would like to become more informed about bloodborne pathogens.

Biosafety Laboratory Training

Released April 2016.

Biosafety Program Training is a prerequisite.

Classroom Mandatory training for all University Employees, Supervisors and Managers directly involved in the handling or storage of biohazards for research and teaching purposes.*  Optional training for University Employees who would like to become more informed about biohazards in a laboratory setting.
Contractor Accountability to Safety Program (CASP) Classroom Mandatory for all contracted workers who perform work or intend to perform work on university owned or leased facilities.
Control of Hazardous Energy Online Mandatory training for university employees completing work activities that require the use of lock out tag out to control hazardous energy.
Emergency Warden Training Online Mandatory training for university employees who are serving as Emergency Wardens and Senior Emergency Wardens.
Hazard Assessment Training Online

Mandatory training for all University Employees, Supervisors and Managers.

Hazard Assessment Workshop Classroom

Designed to assist Supervisors and Managers complete Hazard Assessment and Control Forms (HACF) and Field Level Hazard Assessments (FLHA). The online Hazard Assessment Training course is a prerequisite an must be completed prior.

Hearing Conservation Training Online Mandatory training for university employees who are exposed to noise at or above an 8-hour TWA of 82 dB (or 80 dB TWA for a 12 hour shift) and for university employees who work in areas with noise levels at or above 85 dB. * Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about hearing conservation.
Incident Reporting and Investigation Training

Online - NEW September 10, 2015

Mandatory training for Supervisors and Managers, as well as all Employees who participate in conducting incident investigations. Recommended training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about their responsibilities for reporting and investigating work-related accidents, incidents, and occupational illnesses. 

Laboratory Safety Training

Classroom - NEW March 2016

Mandatory training for university employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in research laboratories.* Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about laboratory safety practices.
Ladder Safety Training Online Mandatory training for university employees who use portable or fixed ladders for work activities. * Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about ladder safety.
Laser Safety Training In Lab
session

Mandatory for university employees and students working with Class 3b & 4 Lasers in University of Calgary facilities or laboratories. *

Contact the Radiation Safety Officer at radsafe@ucalgary.ca

Occupational Health & Safety Orientation Online Mandatory for all University Employees, Supervisors and Managers. MUST be completed within the first week of employment.

Existing Employees, Supervisors and Managers should also complete the training.

Office Ergonomics Training Online Mandatory training for university employees where the majority of work is performed in front of a computer. * Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about office ergonomics.
Radioactive Material Safety Training Blended Mandatory training for university employees and students working with radioisotopes for research and/or teaching purposes. *

(This training does not apply to Gamma cell  users - contact the Radiation Safety Officer at radsafe@ucalgary.ca)

Respiratory Protection Training Online Mandatory training for university employees wear a respirator has been identified for use during work activities. Completion of this course is a prerequisite for respiratory fit testing. * Optional training university employees and students who would like to become informed about respiratory protection.
Responding to a Violent Intruder on Campus (formerly 'Lockdown') Classroom ** Recommended training for university employees and students who would like to learn how to response to a violent intruder situation.
Safe Lifting Training Online Mandatory for university employees who perform manual material handling as a part of work activities.* Optional for university employees and students who would like to become informed about safe lifting.
Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention Training Online ** Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about slip, trip and fall prevention.
Spill Response Training Online Mandatory for university employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working with hazardous materials. * Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about spill response.
Standard First Aid CPR Level C and re-certification Classroom Refer to information and criteria outlined at https://www.ucalgary.ca/safety/first_aid_course
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certification Classroom Mandatory training for university employees and students who handle, offer for transport, or transport dangerous goods as defined in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations.*
WHMIS 2015 Online Mandatory training for ALL university employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working with or near hazardous products as defined by WHMIS 2015 (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) legislation.*
 
WHMIS 2015 training from organizations other than the University of Calgary is NOT recognized.
Optional training for university employees and students working in areas with NO access to hazardous products but would like to become informed about WHMIS 2015.
Workplace Violence Awareness Training Online ** Optional training for university employees and students who would like to become informed about workplace violence prevention.
X-Ray Safety Training In lab
session

Mandatory for university employees and students working with x-ray emitting devices in University of Calgary facilities or laboratories.*

Contact the Radiation Safety Officer at radsafe@ucalgary.ca

     

Site-specific H&S Orientation Checklists - Mandatory

Supervisors and Managers are responsible to complete site-specific health and safety orientation checklists with direct reports to address critical health and safety issues before they start their normal job responsibilities.

iNet Training – for Participants in the iNet Program

Enterprise Learning - Instructions

ENTERPRISE LEARNING 

Enterprise Learning is the registration and tracking system for employee and student learning and development.

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Learner Training Content Homepage   

Manager Training Content Homepage -  New!

More instructions are available at http://www.ucalgary.ca/training/enterprise-learning 

Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS)