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Safety Week

The Human Resources and Health and Safety departments will host the fourth-annual Safety Week event to educate and encourage all faculty, staff and students to do their part to create and maintain a safe workplace. This year, Safety Week will take place Tuesday, September 3 through Friday, September 6, 2019.

During Safety Week, the university community will be invited to participate in various planned activities, including the following workshops and online training: 

  • Basic Lab Safety
    When: Wednesday, September 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Where: Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC), Room 1058
    Presenter: Sharman Perera, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor
    Register for this workshop

  • Working Alone Guidelines
    Watch the video

  • Radiation Safety   
    When: Wednesday, September 4 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    Where: ERC, Room 1058
    Presenter: Francis Arnaldo, Biosafety and Radiation Safety Officer
    Register for this workshop

  • Safety Awareness – Safe Research is Good Research
    When: Thursday, September 5 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
    Where: J Wing, Room J123
    Presenter: John Froats, Associate Professor and Nuclear Engineer in Residence

  • Biosafety                                                                            
    When: Friday, September 6 from 9 a.m. to noon
    Where: ERC, Room 1058                                                                                          
    Presenter: Francis Arnaldo, Biosafety and Radiation Safety Officer 
    Register for this workshop

New employees as well as those who have not completed all five legislated mandatory training modules will be encouraged to do so during Safety Week. Select the following links to access the modules:

University employees can view their current training record online at any time (Banner number and network password required for login).

Check back for more workshop descriptions and registration details!

For more information, contact healthandsafety@ontariotechu.ca.