Laboratory Safety at Memorial

Memorial University is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all persons associated with the university. The cooperation of all parties involved is required to ensure that the University conducts teaching and research safely. The Department of Health & Safety has an administrative responsibility for assisting laboratory personnel in developing safe work practices and for compliance with federal, provincial, and local regulations.

Hazardous Waste Disposal Pick-Up

Memorial University's Hazardous Waste Diposal Contractor will be on campus for waste pickup the first Wednesday of every month

The deadline for the submission of Hazardous Waste Disposal forms is the last Wednesday of every month.

  • IMPORTANT: Separate forms are available for Faculty of Science (FOS) and non-FOS users (below) .
    • Forms must be submitted electronically (printed/scanned copies will be returned).

Please be advised that emergency waste disposal pickup is available upon request. Please contact Environmental Health and Safety at 864-3786 should you need to avail of emergency hazardous waste disposal between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.   

For emergency waste disposal pickup after-hours please contact CEP at 864-4100.  

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WHMIS 2015

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Laboratory Safety Manual

Chemical Inventory Procedure (LSMSP-1R2)

Chemical Spill Response Poster

Sample chemical spill kit


EHS Assistant registration form (for NEW Principal Investigator access to EHS Assistant ONLY)

Laboratory Hazard Information Template - fillable

 Hazardous Waste Disposal Form - Non-Faculty of Science

Hazardous Waste Disposal Form - Faculty of Science - Biohazard

Hazardous Waste Disposal Form - Faculty of Science - Non-Biohazard

Laboratory Commissioning Form (LSMSF12-R1).

Laboratory Decommissioning Form (LSMSF1-R1)

Laboratory Safety Plan (LSMSF2-R1)

Department Safety Training Record (LSMSF3-R1)

Recommended Storage Groups for Common Chemicals (LSMSF4-R1)

Chemical Inventory Form [Hazardous Materials Information System] (LSMSF6-R1)

Laboratory Equipment Register (LSMSF7-R1)

Laboratory Equipment Release Procedure and Form

Weekly Plumbed Eyewash Station Inspection Form (main campus) (LSMSF10-R3)

Weekly Plumbed Eyewash and Shower Station Inspection Form (HSC) (LSMSF11-R2)

COVID-19 Building Access Health and Safety Plan

 Inspection Checklists

Laboratory inspection checklist (includes radiation and biological hazards).


Environmental Health & Safety

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000