The TRIUMF training program is described in TSOP-04. Supervisors must identify the required training for each worker (employee, student or visitor) that they supervise. You may view your own, or your subordinates, training records online. Questions can be emailed to the Training Manager firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Training is Required?
|If you answer "yes" to the question in this column:||You need the training in this column:|
|Do you need an access card?||TRIUMF Safety Orientation, Basic Radiation Protection Training, Building Access Training (JPM-0093 MOB/TRIUMF Site)|
|Will you be accessing an exclusion area?||Exclusion Area Training, Personnel Safety Alarms, Building Access Training (for the building the exclusion area is located)|
|Do you need the be designated as a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW)?||Advanced Radiation Protection Training, NEW Declaration|
|Will you be working with radioactive calibration sources?||Radioactive Calibration Source Training|
|Will you be working in a laser lab?||Laser Safety Training, Building Access Training (for the building the lab is located in)|
|Will you be working in a chemistry lab?||WHMIS, Lab Safety, Building Access Training (for the building the lab is located in)|
|Will you be working in an experimental hall?||Building Access Training (for the building the experiment is located in)|
|Will you be working with cryogenic liquids?||WHMIS, Cryogenic Safety Training|
|Will you be working with chemicals?||WHMIS|
The following safety training courses are offered at TRIUMF:
|TRIUMF Safety Orientation|
This is an online presentation that introduces workers to some of the major safety concerns and procedures at TRIUMF. It is mandatory that ALL staff, students, contractors and visiting faculty being granted unsupervised access view this lesson. No unsupervised access to the site is allowed without first completing this course.
|Basic Radiation Protection Training|
Required for all access card holders. This training provides workers with the required knowledge for working in a nuclear facility.
|Advanced Radiation Protection Training|
Required training for all staff designated as a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW). A NEW is anyone who, in the course of his or her work, may receive a dose of radiation greater than the regulatory limit f or that of the public. The course manual is available on the document server. This training is valid for five (5) years. The course is delivered by the Radiation Protection Group three times per year (January, May and September). If your supervisor sets this as required training for you, you will be contacted about attending a session when they are scheduled.
|Radiation Protection Refresher Training|
Required training for anyone for anyone using or procuring radioactive calibration sources. For more information about this training please contact Roxana Ralea at local 7444.
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System(WHMIS) provides specific health and safety information about hazardous materials in the workplace defined as controlled products. This computer-based training is a legislated requirement for anyone working with controlled products. Many commonly used products fall into this category. To register for this course, complete the online portion linked to the left and then contact OHS to complete the training.
This is required training for anyone operating a forklift on site. For more information about forklift training contact the Occupational Health and Safety Officer.
This is required training for anyone working with overhead cranes. For more information about crane operator training contact the Occupational Health and Safety Officer.
|Industrial Rigging||This is required training for anyone involved in rigging. For more information about industrial rigging training contact the Occupational Health and Safety Officer.|
This is required training for staff working with and/or around or near chemicals. Course covers safe chemical use, handling, storage and emergency response procedures for laboratories. This training is presented by the UBC Department of Health, Safety and Environment. For more information contact the Occupational Health and Safety Officer..
This is required where a worker’s job may involve work at a height (a) from which a fall of 3 m (10 ft) or more may occur, or (b) where a fall from a lesser height involves an unusual risk of injury.For more information contact the Occupational Health and Safety Officer.
Basic elecrical safety training. Click the link to the left to complete this online course. For more information contact the Occupational Health and Safety Officer.
|Transportation of Dangerous Goods|
|Fire Extinguisher Training|
This training consists of two videos available online from the link to the left followed up by a practical session arranged through Occupational Health and Safety.
This is required training for anyone working with or around lasers. Click the link to the left to complete this online course. In addition there is a OJT section to be delivered by the Laser Safety Officer designated for the Laser system in question. For more information contact the Training Manager at local 6171.
Required training for anyone handling lead shielding blocks.
This training is required for anyone interacting with the TRIUMF Work Permit system. Click the link to the left to complete this online course. For more information contact the Training Manager at 6171.
This training is required for anyone working with liquefied gases. Click the link to the left to complete this online course. Click here for the practical component to be delivered by the supervisor.
|Personnel Safety Alarms|
This training is for work in exclusion areas and covers the types of alarms and the proper response to the alarm. For more information contact the Training Manager at local 6171. Training must be refreshed every 2 years.
|Exclusion Area Training|
Training delivered by supervisors or facility coordinators to all workers accessing exclusion areas. Training needs to be delivered on an bi-annual basis.
Required training for anyone applying a lockout/tagout to equipment or machinery. Click the link to the left to complete this online course. For more information contact the Training Manager at local 6171.
|Supervisor Safety Training|
Required training for all supervisors and visitor contacts. The training consists of an online lesson that must be completed once as well as an annual classroom session to update new safety, training , QMS or other initiatives. This course is held every two months in the auditorium. Check the site announcements for the next scheduled course. Click here to view a recording of the most recent auditorium session.
|QMS Training for Project Leaders|
Required training for all project leaders, project engineers and project physicists.
|QMS Training for Directors and Associates|
Required training for the Director of TRIUMF, Deputy Director and Associate Lab Directors.
|Building Access Training|
Training that is delivered by the supervisor prior to a worker's initial access to an area that they will work on a regular basis. Supervisors shall print the Job Performance Measures (JPMs) that are specific to the area (ie Meson Hall). Copies of completed JPMs shall be submitted to the Manager, Training and Development.