Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that all research staff in their Laboratories and Research Groups have basic safety training in the topics listed below.

Research staff includes:

  • Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Graduate Students
  • Research Associates
  • Research Assistants
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Research Coordinators
  • Summer Undergraduate Students
  • Individual Undergraduate Sstudents and Volunteers
  • Visiting Scholars and Scientists

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Basic Safety Training courses are required for all incoming research staff including anyone who has received Basic Training at another University of Toronto or University Health Network facility.

Basic Training for Biomolecular Sciences Laboratory staff:

– Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
– Fire Safety
– Autoclave
– Cryogenics Awareness
– BioSafety Awareness

Basic Training for staff in Clinical, Social and Administrative Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice Research Groups:

– Fire Safety
– BioSafety Awareness


For Graduate Students: Christine Park
For all other Lab and Research Staff: Sam D’Alfonso