TRU Science

Safety Forms, Guides & Protocols for Faculty

Please refer to the following documents to guide you when you are orienting new employees, working in the field, working alone, or using toxic or biohazardous materials.

Biohazard Application Form

This form is to be completed prior to use of potentially biohazardous materials in lab sessions or research activities.

Biosafety Manual 2012

This manual describes requirements and procedures established for work with potentially hazardous biological agents. These are applicable to all laboratory research activities and teaching labs that may involve exposure to these agents.

Field Trip Planning Guidelines

Please read this document and follow the guidelines prior to taking a class, group or individual on a domestic or international field trip. You are required to follow these guidelines and complete the necessary forms.

Copies of the pre-trip planning form, informed consent forms, or waivers should be left in the science office. Medical questionnaires do not go to the office. Instructors take medical forms with them in the field where they may need them.

Hazard/Incident Reporting

Explanation about incident reporting and forms.

Safety Training Checklist New Employees

This form is intended to be used for all new employees in Science.

Toxic Reduction Protocol

This protocol has been developed in response to the updated toxicology information on formaldehyde and naphthalene and concerns about their impact on human health. This protocol applies to all research and teaching in the Science and Health Sciences Department at TRU as of Sept. 1, 2008.

Working Alone Protocol

The Working Alone Protocol provides specific guidelines for TRU Faculty of Science employees and students according to WorkSafe BC.