Who should complete the training?

Mandatory training courses are mandatory for all Carleton workers. This includes faculty, staff and management. Student workers must also complete the training. It must be completed within the first two weeks of starting work at Carleton, and it is to be refreshed every three years.

The following is a list of Mandatory Training online modules, which are available on Brightspace:

Supervisors must also complete:

If you have questions regarding the AODA Training sessions please contact Human Resources.

If you have questions regarding EHS Respect and Safety, Worker Health and Safety Awareness and/or Supervisor Health & Safety Awareness training please contact the Environmental Health and Safety Office.

How do I complete the training?

The training courses are offered to employees online through Brightspace. Employees of Carleton are automatically enrolled in this mandatory session within Brightspace.  It will be found in your list of “my courses”.  If it is not in your “my courses” follow the instructions below to self-enroll.

  1. Visit Brightspace
  2. Sign in using your MC1 credentials.
  3. Select the correct course in “My Courses”.  If the course is not listed in “My courses”, search for the training using the training title through the Discover link in the navigation bar and self register by following the on-screen instructions.

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Additional Environmental Health and Safety Training

Depending on the hazards present in your workplace or your role, you may be required to complete additional mandatory training.

Asbestos Awareness Recommended for anyone who wishes to expand their knowledge of Asbestos at Carleton.
BioSafety Awareness Mandatory for anyone working with or around biohazardous materials.
Emergency First Aid and CPR Available for full-time staff who have been designated by their department head.
Fire Safety Awareness Recommended for everyone.  
LabSafety Mandatory for anyone working in a lab setting.
Ladder Safety Recommended for anyone who uses a ladder for their work. 
Laser Safety Mandatory for anyone working with or around lasers.
Radiation Safety Mandatory for anyone handling radioisotopes.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Mandatory for anyone involved in the disposal, transport, shipping and/or receiving of dangerous goods.
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Mandatory for anyone working with or around hazardous materials (i.e., chemicals).
Workplace Inspection Recommended for Supervisors.