environmental safety office

Laboratory Furniture Requirements

Certain government agencies such as the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and Health Canada recommend impermeable work surfaces and furniture coverings in laboratories handling hazardous...

Radiation Basics

In order to help the McGill community to better understand radiation issues and to safely work with radioisotopes, Environmental Health & Safety has grouped here useful tools and information.

Laboratory Safety

Safety in a laboratory is extremely important, and as such, McGill University has established policies and manuals detailing safe conduct in its laboratories, as well as appropriate safety and...

Safety Training

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) training is free for undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty. Any courses with fees for the McGill community are noted. Our training, with the...

EHS staff

To email us, please use the McGill Staff directory. Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) For general inquiries please send us an ehs [at] mcgill.ca (email)

Facilities Safety

The Facilities Safety section covers safety issues for McGill employees in charge of maintenance and repairs around the University....

Radiation Safety

Radiation safety at McGill is strictly regulated. The University has instituted policies, controls and services to insure all University and affiliated institution activities involving radioactive...


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