Hazardous Waste Management Training

1- Hazardous Waste Management & Disposal Training for Laboratory Personnel

ONLINE SESSION FOR STUDENT, STAFF AND FACULTY: McGill staff and faculty must register online using the Environmental Health and Safety registration system.

Cost: Free for McGill students, staff and faculty

Content: Proper hazardous waste training is a 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 Hazardous Waste Management department: 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 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: 120-minutes

Online presentation link HERE (need registration for activation) 


2- Radioactive shipment: How to legally receive and open a radioactive shipment

ONLINE SESSION ONLY: McGill students, staff and faculty who requires to open a radioactive package must follow the link below to view the online presentation.

Cost: Free for McGill students, staff and faculty

Content: You will learn how to receive and open a radioactive type A package as well as excepted package according to Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) TS-R-1 regulations.

Certification: This training is mandatory for all laboratory users that receives and opens radioactive material shipments.  In order to get your certificate, you need to fill up the exam registration at the bottom of THIS PAGE.  A minimum of 80% in your examination is required to get your certification.

Duration: 33-minutes

Online presentation link HERE

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