Training

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Training

  • The training program will change over time
  • Updates will be provided through the listserv and on this page
  • All users of the facility must take the following courses offered through the Office of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS):
    • EHS002 Basic Health & Safety Awareness
    • EHS101 WHMIS and Lab Safety
    • EHS532 Respiratory Protection
    • EHS601 Laboratory Biosafety
    • EHS603 Blood Borne Pathogens
    • EHS613 Viral Vectors
  • To enroll in these courses:
    • Click on the EHS link above – you will be redirected to My EHS Training
    • Read through the instructions on the webpage, then click “Login to My EHS Training”, in red, at the bottom of the screen
    • Login using your UTORid
    • Either enter the course code in the Course # box and click “Register”, or search using the “select from all available courses link”

Facility Training

  • Visit DCM Training to register for the online ethics module and species-specific module
  • At minimum, the ethics module must be completed before orientation will be provided
  • Additional training such as CL2, chemical, anesthesia and surgery training modules are available as required
  • Local 1:1 training and stereotaxic training is available for a fee – contact Christine McCaul for more information
  • Contact ACC Coordinator for access to the U of T fish module
  • Complete the Surgery Observation Form to schedule your surgical observation
  • Animal users are encouraged to practice animal handling techniques –  to arrange a one-on-one practice session, contact Christine McCaul

Standard Operating Procedures