The Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) offers a variety of training programs for University of Alberta personnel. On-line training runs on the EHS Moodle server. Information on accessing your Moodle course can be found on the right-hand section of this page. There is no charge for any on-line program for current University of Alberta staff and students. Please contact us if you are not a current University student or staff member, and we will provide pricing and access information.

After you complete the course material and pass any required assignments and quizzes, you can print your own certificate of completion for most courses.

Training for Laboratory Personnel

EHS has several courses available for research and laboratory personnel. They are open to all University students and staff members who have a valid CCID. More information about individual courses is available by clicking the title:


Laboratory Safety    Prequisite: WHMIS

Concepts in Biosafety     Prerequisites: WHMIS and Laboratory Safety Training

Chemical Safety    Prerequisites: WHMIS and Laboratory Safety Training 

Radiation Safety Full Course    Prerequisite: Laboratory Safety

Radiation Safety Refresher Course    Prerequisite: Radiation Safety Full Course

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 101

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) 102    Prerequisite: a valid TDG 101 certificate.

UV Protection


Access your Moodle course

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Other Safety Training

Fire Warden

This course is offered jointly with Facilities and Operations. It is designed for individuals who are Floor Wardens for their work area or Building Wardens. Click here to enroll in Fire Warden training.

Fire Extinguisher Training

This course is offered jointly with Facilities and Operations. It consists of the online material and a practical laboratory session. The couse can be accessed through the EHS Training page.

First Aid/CPR /AED

EHS does not offer first aid/CPR/AED training; training suggestions are provided below:

First Aid/CPR Training


AED Training Contact provider