Faculty of Science

Safety Resources

The Faculty of Science is committed to the provision and maintenance of safe and healthy educational and work environments.

Here you will find information about the Faculty's Safety Committee and safety training, as well as work instructions and emergency procedures currently in use by science and engineering faculty, staff, and students. 

If you have any science safety-related questions or concerns, please contact Connie Clarke, Science Safety Advisor. 

For more information about safety on Saint Mary's campus, including what to do in a fire or emergency, please visit Occupational Health & Wellness

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

The Faculty of Science departmental chairpersons and/or program co-ordinators are responsible for ensuring that all students, teaching or research assistants, lab instructors, technicians, and full- and part-time faculty members receive the appropriate WHMIS training.


Lab Safety Orientation Checklist 

Accurate records must be maintained concerning any training received. To aid in this process, use the Laboratory Safety Orientation Checklist.