Safe work practices

Before you begin

Prior to starting work, conduct a hazard assessment of your planned tasks. Consider the following:

Working with hazardous substances?

Review the following HSE guidelines that pertain to your work:

Reference the documents and use the safe work procedure template to develop safe practices for the work you have planned.

Planning to work with human clinical specimens?

Note: It is your responsibility to complete all recommended vaccinations and retain documentation; HSE neither collects nor stores vaccination records.

Personal and lab security

Emergency preparedness

Prepare a unit action plan and continuity plan and get set to receive emergency notifications.