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New User Information

The Biotron is a secured facility which accommodes various research projects.  In order to maintain the heath and safety of our users and protect their IP of their research, we require the courses and documents below.  For more information go to Western's Required Training

The following Health and Safety training is available through Western University's Human Resources department:

  • Laboratory Safety - Hazardous Waste
  • Biosafety
  • Worker Health and Safety Awareness

To provide proof of training please go to

And the following documents which can also be found under "Documents/Forms":

In addition, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are to be reviewed prior to using these facilities.  Please refer to "Forms" for the applicable SOP.