The health, safety and well-being of both the University community and the environment are of utmost importance to the University. Being a research intensive institution with diverse science-based programs, laboratory environments are plentiful throughout the main and satellite campuses. As such laboratory personnel including employees, students and visitors are exposed to potential hazards unique to laboratory settings and hazardous materials each and every day.
The University's Senior Health and Safety Consultant (Laboratory), Alicja Zachertowska may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 519 824 4120 ext. 54270.
Components of the Lab Safety program include the following:
- Laboratory Safety Manual - CURRENT EDITION: 7TH (2022)
- Laboratory Safety Training - Offered as an in-class training session as well as online, this training is to be completed by those individuals working in or supervising laboratory activities.
- Laboratory Inspections - Inspections will be completed by an EHS representative on a continuous basis.
- Laboratory Decommissioning Program - NEW (March 2022)
Laboratory Emergency Response
- Laboratory Emergency Response - Poster and Procedures
- Laboratory Spill Response - Chemical, Biological, Radiological - Poster and Procedures
Fume hoods - information on fume hood operation, performance and the University of Guelph inspection program
Hazardous Waste Disposal - information regarding Guelph Campus disposal procedures
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Transportation of Dangerous Goods - information regarding training as well as general TDG requirements
HECHMET Chemical Inventory
HECHMET Chemical Inventory - Information regarding HECHMET Chemical Inventory system / barcoding and disposal of inventory
HECHMET Lab Poster - for Internal Use ONLY
HECHMET Log In QR Code