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. Students from outside the department wanting to take any of our mineral processing courses will be wait-listed until you have met the requirements. Students/ Researchers from other departments wanting to use our processing labs are also required to complete these requirements.

All students, faculty, postdocs visitors and contractors are required to:

  1. Self-enroll in the Connect Course: MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP.
  2. Complete the Introduction to Lab Safety Course offered by Risk Management.
  3. Upload your Certificate for the Introduction to Lab Safety to the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP.

Self-enroll in the Connect Course: MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP as follows:

How to Self-Enroll in the Connect Course: MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP

  1. MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP
  2. You will be taken to a Campus-Wide Login Screen. Please login.
  3. Click Enroll.
  4. For Access Code enter: ReduceRisk

Once you are enrolled in the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP there are different requirements depending on your status at UBC. In the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP, please select the appropriate category to find out what is necessary.

The following chart outlines the requirements. You can find the courses and the links to them in the MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP.

Undergrad Students including Visiting,Students Grad Students including Visiting Students Processing Lab Researchers,(Students,
Faculty, Post Docs, Contractors, Visitors)
TAs, RAs and Paid Student Workers Post Docs Visitors/ Contractors
Enroll
for Connect MINE SAFETY ONLINE WORKSHOP
RMS Introduction to Lab Safety
MINING SAFETY TRAINING – STUDENTS
MINING SAFETY TRAINING- TAs & RESEARCHERS
RMS Laboratory Chemical Safety ✓∗ ✓∗
RMS Bullying & Harassment
RMS Workplace Violence Prevention Training
RMS New Worker Safety Training
RMS Site Specific Safety Orientation

*Faculty, staff, post docs, visiting researchers or students working independently where chemicals are used. TAs supervising courses where chemicals are used.