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Alicja Zachertowska is Laboratory Safety Officer who works with students, faculty, physical resources and U of G administration to support the University of Guelph campus safety in particular in research and teaching laboratories. After spending nearly a decade working in the research laboratories, Alicja knows what truly drives health and safety in the laboratory setups. It’s how well you connect with the people you’re trying to help; and how well you communicate your knowledge and understanding back to them.

Prior to joining Environmental Health and Safety unit on campus, Alicja worked in the biotech industry in Toronto, leading R&D research lab and humane vaccines bench-to-production scale-ups. She has also worked at the Animal Health Laboratory and Office of Research at U of G on multiple projects. Alicja has spent many years sharing her knowledge in science, health and safety through her daily coaching of the laboratory personnel and teaching WHMIS and Laboratory Safety.

Alicja holds master of Science in Engineering – Biotechnology from Agricultural University, Poznan, Poland; MSc in Biology from the University of Waterloo and PhD from the University of Guelph.

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Enivronmental Health and Safety
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+1-519-824-4120 x54270
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