Safety

Safety

Safety

Emergency Info

MAJOR EMERGENCIES (FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE):

  • 2-4444 or 911

​Chemistry Dept Emergency Procedures Poster:

INJURY:

SAFETY OFFICE:

  • Room: A327
  • ​Office Phone: 7-5216,
  • Cell Phone: (604) 345-5380
  • Email:

SPILL RESPONSE: 

  • SPILL CART equipment is located outside Rooms A352, A237, B170, C126E, D413, E215 and E415. Hydrofluoric Acid Kit is located in Glassblower’s Shop D113. DO NOT WORK ALONE!
  • Contact the Safety Office (7-5216) or RMS (2-5909) for spill clean-up advice.
  • For spills greater than 1L, contact Fire Department (911) for backup.

FIRE BELLS RINGING:

  • STOP ALL PROCEDURES – turn off all appliances and gas valves.
  • CLOSE ALL DOORS (DO NOT LOCK) after the last person has left the room.
  • EXIT BUILDING IMMEDIATELY – DO NOT USE THE ELEVATOR. DO NOT RETURN until the Fire Warden has announced “ALL CLEAR”.

Training Program

Mandatory Training

RMS Chemical Safety Training: on-line

 

Chemistry Department Fire Extinguisher Training

General Chemistry Department Training

Research Laboratory-Specific Training

TA Training (only for MSc and PhD)

Bullying & Harassment Training

Risk Management Services (RMS) Training (if applicable)

 

Resources

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Chemical Inventory Database (CIDB)

Safe Work Practice ("SWP")