Guide for New Users

Before beginning work at a research laboratory or other workplace at CCEB, new users must complete the following procedures of the specific locations.

1. Safety Training and Risk Assessment

Before being granted access to any laboratory facility, you must first do the following:

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  • Complete the Basic Safety Training, Risk Management and Job Specific online training courses
    • For faculty and staff, the courses can be accessed via Workday. Click on "Learning", "Discover", "Browse Topics", then select "Health & Safety" and do a "search" on the courses.
    • For students, the courses can be accessed via NTULearn. Click on the "Courses" tab, followed by "Safety Training Topics".
    • The Basic Safety Training course should cover ​​Fire Safety, Electrical Safety, Slip, Trip and Fall (STF), Manual Lifting, and Office Ergonomics.
    • The Risk Management course should consist of two modules, "Risk Management Core" and "Risk Management for Workplace".
    • The Job specific online safety courses are shown in the table below (see CCEB Safety Training Matrix). Complete the courses relevant to your work.
    • After passing each required module, take a screenshot. Email your screenshots to [email protected]  or [email protected] depending on the location of the lab.
    Handle or work with biological agentsHandle or work with chemicalsOperate high power laser / ultrasound equipmentOperate X-ray machine or handle radioactive materials
    Basic Biosafety Training course modules 1Chemical Safety TrainingNIR training: Working with Non-Ionising RadiationIR training: Working with Ionising Radiation
    Basic Biosafety Training course modules 2   


  • Complete your Workplace Risk Assessment. Once you receive approval of the risk assessment, email it to [email protected] or  [email protected]  depending on the location of the lab.
  • Complete and submit the following lab access request forms, depending on where you will be working:

2. PPE Requirement

Check with your supervisor (RO or PI) on what Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) you need, and where to collect or purchase them. Ask also for any other specific safety requirements that you need to know.

After this, once your lab access request is granted, you are all set to go. Remember to observe the safety rules; if in doubt, ask your supervisor or colleagues. Stay safe and work safe!

3. Enrolment for Safety Courses (Student Researchers)

  1. Access NTULearn from Studentlink / GSLink
  2. Scroll down to "Self-Enrolment Courses" on Institution Page within NTULearn
  3. Click the “Show All” link to list all courses available
  4. Click the link to enroll in the necessary safety courses
  5. View the course material
  6. Take the quiz to complete the course
  7. Check your grade

4. Compulsory Courses for All Lab Users

Course Code (For NTULearn only)TitlePlatformComments
OHS2BST01Basic Safety Training

NTU Learn (Students)

Workday (Staff)

Core Requirement
OHS2PCT01SGSECURE Prepared Citizen Training
OHS2RMM01Risk Management Core Module
OHS2RMW01Risk Management for Workplace
OHS2BBL01Basic biological safety training course 1For Biological Safety
OHS2BBP01Basic biological safety training course 2
OHS2CST01Chemical Safety TrainingFor Chemical Safety 
OHS2DDR01Donning a disposable respirator
OHS2HMR01Fitting a half mask respirator
OHS2IR01Working with Ionising Radiation For X-Ray / Radioactive Isotopes users
OHS2NIR01Working with Non-Ionising RadiationFor ultrasound / lasers users