Training

Environment, Health and Safety offers an extensive range of online and classroom based training programs through PS Enterprise Learning.

Required 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.

Required training† as determined by your manager/supervisor on the Hazard Assessment and Control Form (HACF) for your job description/laboratory/workshop.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for university employees completing work activities that may impact or be adjacent to asbestos-containing material. 
  1. Biosafety (Program) Training

    Online delivery

    • Required training for all university employees, supervisors and managers directing or involved in the handling or storage of biohazards for research and teaching purposes.
  2. Biosafety (Biohazard Handling) Training

    Classroom delivery

    • Required training* for all university employees, supervisors and managers directly involved in the handling or storage of biohazards for research and teaching purposes.

    Prerequisite: Biosafety (Program) Training

    Equivalent Versions: This course is equivalent to prior versions called Biosafety Laboratory Training, Biosafety (Introduction) Training, and Biosafety 1.

  3. Biosafety (Bloodborne Pathogens) Training

     Online delivery

    • Required 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. 

    Prerequisite: Biosafety (Program) Training

  4. Biosafety (Annual Refresher) Training

    Online delivery

    • Required training for all persons directing or involved in the handling and storage of biohazards for research and teaching purposes.

    Equivalent Versions: Effective as of Feb. 23 2018, this course underwent a delivery (not content) revision in an effort to improve learner accessibility. Previous completion(s) are valid.

    Availability: This course will reopen in fall 2019.

Online delivery

  • Required training for all contracted workers who perform work or intend to perform work on university owned or leased facilities.

Online delivery

  • Required training for all university employees completing work activities that require the use of lock out tag out to control hazardous energy.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees where the majority of work is performed in front of a computer.

  1. Hazard Assessment Training

    Online delivery

    • Required training for all university employees, supervisors and managers.
  2. Hazard Assessment Workshop

    Classroom delivery

    • Required training for supervisors and managers who complete Hazard Assessment and Control Forms (HACF) and Field Level Hazard Assessments (FLHA).

    Prerequisite: The online Hazard Assessment Training course is a prerequisite and must be completed prior.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all 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.

Online delivery

  • Required training for all supervisors and managers, as well as all university employees who participate in conducting incident investigations.
  1. Laboratory Safety Training

    Classroom delivery

    • Required training* for all university employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in laboratories.
  2. Lab Safety for Non-lab Employees Training

    Online delivery

    • Required training for all university employees who are not assigned to a lab but perform work within a lab space.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees who use portable or fixed ladders for work activities.

In-lab session delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees and students working with Class 3b and 4 Lasers in University of Calgary facilities or laboratories.

Contact the Radiation Safety Officer at radsafe@ucalgary.ca.

Online delivery

  • Required training for all university employees, supervisors, and managers. Must be completed within the first week of employment. Existing employees, supervisors, and managers are also required to complete this training.

Blended delivery

  • Required training* for all 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.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees where a respirator has been identified for use during work activities. Completion of this course is a prerequisite for respiratory fit testing.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees who perform manual material handling as a part of work activities. 

Online delivery

  • Required training as determined by your manager/supervisor on the Hazard Assessment and Control Form (HACF) for your job description/laboratory/workshop.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working with hazardous materials.
  1. Standard First Aid CPR Level C

    Classroom delivery

    • Required training for faculty and staff members that are full-time permanent employees of the University of Calgary whom meet the following criteria: Emergency Wardens/Senior Emergency Wardens that are interested in attending the Standard First Aid or recertification courses are asked to contact EHS at ucsafety@ucalgary.ca.
  2. Standard First Aid CPR Level C Recertification

    Classroom delivery

    • Required training for faculty and staff members that are full-time permanent employees of the University of Calgary whom meet the following criteria: Emergency Wardens/Senior Emergency Wardens that are interested in attending the Standard First Aid or recertification courses are asked to contact EHS at ucsafety@ucalgary.ca.

Online delivery

  • Required training* for all university employees and students who handle, offer for transport, or transport dangerous goods as defined in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations.
  1. Volunteer OHS Coordinator Orientation

    Online delivery

    • Required training for all university volunteer coordinators.
  2. Volunteer OHS Orientation

    Online delivery

    • Required training for all university university volunteers.

Online delivery

  • Required training* all university employees, graduate students, and postdoctoral 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.

Online delivery

  • Required training for all managers, supervisors and employees conducting or participating in workplace inspections.

Online delivery

  • Required training

In-lab session delivery

  • Required training* for all 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.

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