All graduate students must take the required training courses offered by the Department of Occupational Health and Safety or its equivalent at any of the affiliated institutes. These courses should be taken during the first year in the graduate program. In addition, students working with animals must take the corresponding training courses offered by the Department of Animal Care and Veterinary Services or its equivalent at any of the affiliated institutes. Supervisors are responsible for ensuring training courses are taken. Certificates of attendance to the courses will be kept with the students' records.