Security Access

For reasons of safety and security, access to the Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry (CBC) is restricted by security card-readers, to prevent unauthorized persons from entering the laboratories. Students and staff members who want to work in any CBC laboratory must seek permission from the laboratory's Principal Investigator or Laboratory Manager before entering.

The procedure for requesting access is detailed below:

Step 1: Complete the Basic Safety Training e-module

For new CBC Staff:
Kindly log into Workday and click on Learning. Under “Most Popular”, choose Basic Safety Training Program. There are 5 modules in this program and once you have completed, kindly take a screenshot.

For all other new CBC researchers:
Download the Laboratory Safety e-module here.​ Complete the Laboratory Safety e-module.

Step 2: Read the SPMS Safety Manual

Read through the manual carefully and complete the Acknowledgment Form here.

Step 3: Risk Assessment

You must successfully complete a risk assessment on the Workplace Risk Assessment System (WRAS) system. Please read the Risk Assessment Guidelines and WRAS User Guide before starting to fill in your risk assessment.

  • For the Risk Assessment Guidelines, click here.
  • For the WRAS User Guide, click here.
  • For additional guidance about using WRAS and writing a risk assessment, click here.
  • To access the Workplace Risk Assessment System (WRAS), click here.

Step 4: Complete Card Security Access Forms

For Graduates and Research Staff, click here for your application form.

For Undergraduates, click here for your application form.​

Step 5: SPMS Safety Induction Briefing

All new CBC researchers (Staff, student and others) need to attend the SPMS Safety Induction Briefing. After this short briefing, you shall mark your attendance electronically and upload the following completed forms from Step 1, 2 and 3. Note that the security access application may take up to 7 working days to process. Handwritten forms will not be accepted. Incomplete forms may result in further processing delays.​