Chemical Safety

UFV is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for its staff and students to work and learn in. The Occupational Health & Safety Office (OHSO) strives to ensure that UFV operates in compliance with WorkSafe BC chemical safety standards regarding the safe transportation, handling, storage, use and disposal of chemicals. The OHSO also aims to provide UFV community members with information regarding the safe handling of chemicals as well as the appropriate measures to take in case of a spill. Furthermore, the OHSO stresses the importance of limiting and controlling the level of exposure to chemicals at UFV. UFV and its OHSO strongly encourage all faculty, staff, and students that use UFV laboratories participate in WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Information System) training.


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