In order to keep the campus community safe and in compliance with applicable regulations and policies, each lab on campus should have a laboratory safety binder for the lab users that is unique to that lab.
HSE provides lab managers with customizable templates to support the development of Laboratory Safety Guidebooks. The intent is that the Guidebook contains University level information related to health, safety and the environment as well as customized laboratory-specific information for methods, policies and procedures.
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The UBC Radiation Safety Program offers training to meet requirements of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The completion of training is mandatory for all faculty, staff, visiting scientists and students prior to applying for a Radioisotope Permit or handling radioactive materials at UBC. Proof of training must be kept in the Permit Holder’s Radiation Records Binder.
UBC is committed to supporting the safety and wellbeing of members of the UBC community who travel as part of their work, research and/or education. The Travel & Field Safety program applies to university-related activities that occur off of UBC campus locations whether it be for a field trip, field research or business trip. It is designed to provide the guidance, tools and resources to University trip planners to meet regulatory requirements and to support the safety of UBC community members who are traveling and / or performing field work.
The purpose of the criticality assessment is to protect research assets through the assurance of essential utilities within the laboratory environment during disruptive or emergency events (i.e. power outage, flood)