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

WHMIS Compliant Labelling Guideline

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Laboratory Safety Manual

Program Forms


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