Pre-Filled WHMIS-Compliant Workplace Labels for Commonly Used Chemicals Now Available

April 14, 2020

Pre-filled Workplace Label templates that comply with the new WHMIS 2015 regulation are now available for many commonly used hazardous chemicals at https://ehs.utoronto.ca/workplace-label-templates-for-commonly-used-chemicals/. These templates are formatted print on Avery 60506 labels for your convenience. If any of your commonly used hazardous chemicals are missing from this list, please contact ehs.whmis@utoronto.ca to have pre-filled template(s) […]

Principles & Practices of Biosafety CANCELLED

March 13, 2020

As part of the efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to CANCEL the five day course Principles & Practices of Biosafety, originally scheduled for June 1 – June 5, 2020. We will be updating the webpage and contacting registrants with possible rescheduling dates as more information becomes available. Our popular 5-day […]

NEW Guidelines on Working with Nanomaterials

February 26, 2020

The Guidelines on Working with Nanomaterials provide a simple approach to assessing and controlling the risk around the use of nanomaterials even when the exact hazard presented by the materials is unknown. The unknown degree of hazard presented by nanomaterials is the most common state of knowledge for these relatively novel materials. However they tend […]

Mental Health @ U of T

October 31, 2019

Whether you are a student or employee, U of T offers a multitude of services to help you de-stress, confront personal issues, and to raise awareness and support of mental health initiatives in the U of T community.     For students: The Office of Student Life provides many resources for those in distress and […]

Summer is here! Prevent Heat Stress at Work

July 18, 2017

When working in hot environments, heat can put stress on your body’s cooling system. Heat combined with other stresses (such as humidity, air movement, clothing, physical work, loss of fluids, fatigue, or some medical conditions), may lead to heat-related illnesses.Therefore, early recognition and protection is important to prevent heat stress. Tips to protect workers from […]

NEW! Online Respiratory Protection Training and Fit-Testing Procedure

May 24, 2017

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) has launched a new Online Respiratory Protection Training and Fit-Testing Procedure. Individuals must register for EHS 532 Respiratory Protection Training (Online) at My EHS Training. Once registered, individuals will receive instructions on how to access the Portal course. After individuals have completed the course content and passed the quiz, they […]

Now Hiring for the Summer Work-Study Program

April 21, 2017

Did you know if you are enrolled in studies at the University of Toronto you may be eligible to participate in the Work Study Program? The Work Study programs provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and experience through paid work on campus. Our office is currently hiring the following work-study positions: Job […]

MSB Information

March 23, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions Updated April 5, 2017 (PDF) U of T News U of T News story March 23, 2017 U of T News story March 31, 2017 U of T News story April 12, 2017 Air Sampling Results, March 2017 – April 2018 Air sampling results are available through the: MSB […]