Working with chemical hazards

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Chemical hazards are substances derived from molecules or atoms that can be detrimental to health or to the environment.

Before working with chemicals at the university, conduct a hazard assessment and implement appropriate control measures. For assistance, contact hse.info@ualberta.ca.


Regulators/regulations

  • Provincial directives pertaining to safety and wellness in the workplace. 
  • An arms control agreement that outlaws the production, stockpiling, and use of chemical weapons
  • University researchers who use, produce or store chemicals regulated by the CWC must complete the declaration form
  • Reporting occurs annually in January/February
  • Refers to asbestos and asbestos-containing products
  • University researchers who manufacture, use, display, or import asbestos or asbestos-containing products must complete the declaration form
  • Reporting occurs annually in January/February
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Audience

Employees, Students

Category
Safety & Security
Provider
VP Services & Finance
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