CSE Laboratory Safety Training

Course description

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) offers a specialized training course for labs with hazardous chemicals

The course is offered as both 'face to face' and online via Canvas.

Both formats explain:

  • WHS Legislation
  • Emergency procedures - what to do following accidents / incidents
  • How to identify hazards and what to do about them
  • Chemwatch
  • Chemical waste management
  • PPE plus some laboratory basics
  • Must complete a quiz to complete the course.

Tonsley and Administrative Staff

All other staff not working with chemicals and all administrative staff please follow the link to New Staff Induction (Professional Development) for a local area induction. There are embedded questions throughout this course. Please use a hard copy of the University's Local Work Health and Safety Induction Checklist and at the end of the presentation ask your supervisor to explain the specific workplace hazards to you and then ask them to sign the form.

Type of course

Online course


Tanya Rodaro
People and Culture

Who should attend

CSE Staff that work in chemical and biological laboratories, Research and Higher degrees (Post Graduate and Honours students) - or those working independently in laboratories and workshops.

What you will learn

The University WHS requirements are explained.

In order to complete the CSE Laboratory Safety Training  you are required to log into Canvas and successfully complete the quiz before you can be considered as competent for this course.

Upcoming events

Wednesday, 26th June 2024 - CSE FLO Online - (Please ignore the date and follow the link in the email that you will be sent)

Time: 8:30AM - 8:30AM
Location: FLO2