Safety Requirements

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINING ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Students, researchers, contractors, visiting faculty and staff are all required to complete some level of safety training before being given access to our laboratory facilities.

Please select the appropriate category to find out what is required.


STUDENTS

Students enrolled in courses offered by the mining department or doing research in our processing labs or working as TA’s for a processing course are required to complete the following safety requirements:

ALL STUDENTS are required to:

  1. Register in the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  2. Goto: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/
    • Complete the Introduction to Lab Safety Course*:
      1. Select “Occupational & Research Safety”.
      2. Select “Introduction to Lab Safety Course”.
      3. You will be redirected to enter your CWL. Sign in.
      4. Complete the online course.
      5. Once you have completed the course you will receive a certificate. Save the certificate.
      6. Upload the saved certificate to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.

* Please note that it is not enough to complete the online RMS courses.  You must upload your certificate or we will have no record of you completing these courses!

There are additional requirements depending on the type of student and on the courses being taken:

Undergraduate Students:

  • Complete the “Mining Department Safety Course- Undergrad ”available on the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  • If participating in courses or doing research that requires you to work unsupervised with hazardous chemicals then you will need to complete the Chemical Safety Course* available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/ and upload the certificate showing completion to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.

MENG Students:

  • Complete the “Mining Department Safety Course-Undergradratuate” available on the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  • If participating in courses or doing research that requires you to work unsupervised with hazardous chemicals then you will need to complete the Chemical Safety Course* available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle and upload the certificate showing completion to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.

MASC and PHD Students doing research / course work involving chemicals or working as a TA in labs with chemicals are required to:

  • Complete the “Mining Department Safety Course- TAs and Research Students” available on the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  • The supervisor and student are required to complete the site-specific-new-young-worker-orientation. The student can then upload the form to Connect.
  • Complete the Chemical Safety Course* available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/ and upload the certificate showing completion to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.

TA’s are required to complete the following courses:

Students from outside the department wanting to take any of the following courses (MINE 292, MINE 331, MINE 333, MINE 590J, MINE 541, MINE 462/520, MINE 438/590P, MINE 434/ 524, MINE 224) are required to complete the following safety requirements before registering in the course. You will be wait-listed until you have met the requirements.

  1. Register in the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  2. Go to: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/
    1. Complete the Introduction to Lab Safety Course*:
      1. Select “Occupational & Research Safety”.
      2. Select “Introduction to Lab Safety Course”.
      3. You will be redirected to enter your CWL. Sign in.
      4. Complete the online course.
      5. Once you have completed the course you will receive a certificate. Save the certificate.
      6. Upload the saved certificate to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.
  3. Complete the Mining Department Safety Course- Undergrad available on the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.

* Please note that it is not enough to complete the online RMS courses.  You must upload your certificate or we will have no record of you completing these courses!

 


RESEARCHERS, POSTDOCS and VISITORS

Researchers, Postdocs and Visitors doing research in our processing labs or working as TA’s for a processing course are required to complete the following safety requirements:

  1. Register in the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  2. Go to: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/
    1. Complete the Introduction to Lab Safety Course*:
      1. Select “Occupational & Research Safety”.
      2. Select “Introduction to Lab Safety Course”.
      3. You will be redirected to enter your CWL. Sign in.
      4. Complete the online course.
      5. Once you have completed the course you will receive a certificate. Save the certificate.
      6. Upload the saved certificate to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.
  3. Complete the Mining Department Safety Course- Undergrad available on the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  4. Complete the New and Young Worker Orientation Course available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/ *and upload the certificate showing completion to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect. The supervisor or host and the researcher, postdoc or visitor are required to complete the site-specific-new-young-worker-orientation together. The researcher, postdoc or visitor can then upload the form to Connect.

  5. Complete the Bullying and Harassment* Course available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/ and upload the certificate showing completion to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.

* Please note that it is not enough to complete the online RMS courses. You must upload your certificate or we will have no record of you completing these courses!

 

Researchers and Postdocs doing research / course work involving chemicals or working as a TA in labs with chemicals are required to:

  • Complete the “Mining Department Safety Course- TAs and Research Students” available on the Mine Safety Online Workshop in Connect.
  • Complete the Chemical Safety Course* available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/ and upload the certificate showing completion to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP in Connect.

 

How to Self-Enroll into a Course in Connect

To find a course in Connect follow these steps:

Login to http://elearning.ubc.ca/connect/

        1. Click on the Courses tab at the top of Connect.
        2. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the module called Course Catalog.  Within this module there is a button called “Browse Course Catalog”.  Click this.
        3. On the next page, enter the information as shown on screen shot below.

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        1. Click on “Go”. When the course comes up, move your curser over the ending of it and click the little circle with a “v” in it.

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        1. A new box with “Enroll” in it will open. Click “Enroll”.

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        1. A new browser window will open.  Enter the Access Code:  Reducerisk. Submit.

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CONTRACTORS

Contractors renting bench space for lab work or using our equipment are required to complete the following safety requirements:

        • Meet with the lab supervisor of the area you are working in for a site orientation and equipment training. The lab supervisor, technician or host should complete the site-specific-new-young-worker-orientation.
        • Bring the completed form to Carmen Jensen (Forward 508B) advising on the type of work that will be done and the level of safety training required.
        • Carmen can assist with CWL guest access, keycards and online safety training access.
        • Once you have a guest CWL:* Complete the Introduction to Lab Safety Course*:
            1. Go to: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/
            2. Select “Occupational & Research Safety”.
            3. Select “Introduction to Lab Safety Course”.
            4. You will be redirected to enter your CWL. Sign in.
            5. Complete the online course.
            6. Once you have completed the course you will receive a certificate. Save the certificate.

          * Repeat for: Complete the site-specific-new-young-worker-orientation* available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/

Contractors doing work involving hazardous chemicals are also required to: Complete the Chemical Safety Course* available through: https://www.hse2.ubc.ca/moodle/

      • Send all completed certificates to Carmen: carmen@mining.ubc.ca<mailto:carmen@mining.ubc.ca>
      • When all required training is complete a key card can be issued ($20 deposit required) and access to doors/ buildings can be added.

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