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Hazardous Waste Management Training

Hazardous Waste Management & Disposal Training for Laboratory Personnel

McGill students, staff and faculty must register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.

Cost: Free for McGill students, staff and faculty

Content: Proper hazardous waste training is a new requirement for all personnel working with hazardous materials at McGill. This session is intended to raise awareness on proper disposal of materials in a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly manner. The training session introduces participants to 4 key elements of the Waste Management Program: hazardous waste disposal (chemicals, biohazard, radioactive, and sharps wastes), hazardous emergency response, decommissioning of space and the recycling of metals and obsolete equipment.

Certification: This training is now mandatory for all laboratory users that handles hazardous materials. In order to get your certificate, you need a minimum of 80% in your examination.

Duration: 60-minutes

You can download the handout and full presentation here;

English presentation

English course notes


Présentation français (ancienne version)

Notes français (ancienne version)


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