Training

Supervisors please review the list of trainings below and determine training requirements for workers in your lab.  If you have questions on applicability, please call the Office of Laboratory and Field Safety, 774-4474, for assistance.  First-time Users- please click HERE to self-enroll in the training platform.  You will have access to all of the safety courses once you self-enroll.  Returning Users- click on any of the training titles below to launch the training course.

Name of Training

Requirement Frequency

Biosafety Awareness Training

​Required for individuals who work in a BSL2 environment, but who do not work with BSL2 agents. ​Initial Training and retraining as necessary
Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Required for individuals with exposure to sharps, blood, and other potentially infectious material. Meets the training requirements of MIOSHA Part 554.

Annually​
​Chemical Spill Response and Cleanup Training​Required for individuals with responsibility for cleaning up incidental chemical spills.​Initial training and retraining as necessary
Ergonomics for the Laboratory TrainingRecommended for all lab workers.​​Initial training and retraining as necessary
Flame Resistant Glove TrainingRequired for all individuals who wear flame resistant gloves.​​Annually
Flame Resistant Lab Coat TrainingRequired for Individuals who wear flame resistant lab coats​.Annually​
Hazard Communication/Global Harmonized SystemRequired for non-laboratroy workers who work with chemicals. Meets the Training requirements of MIOSHA Part 430. ​​Annually
Hydrofluoric Acid Safety Training​Required for individuals who work with hydrofluoric acid.​Annually
Lab Safety Training ​Required for individuals who work with hazardous chemicals in a laboratory setting. Meets the training requirements of MIOSHA Part 431. ​Initial training, then "Lab Safety Refresher Training" annually
​Lab Safety Refresher Training​Required for individuals who work with hazardous chemicals in a laboratory setting. Meets the training requirements of MIOSHA Part 431.​Annually
Liquid Nitrogen Safety Training​Required for individuals who use liquid nitrogen.​Annually
Personal Protective Equipment Training​Required for individuals who wear personal protective equipment.​Annually
Radiation Awareness Training​Required for individuals who do not work with radioisotopes, but who work near radioisotopw use and need to be aware of the potential hazards.​Initial training and retraining as necessary
Radiation Safety Refresher TrainingRequired for individuals who work with radioisotopes.​​Annually
Radiation Training-Bone DensitometerRequired for individuals who operate the DXA bone densitometer.​Annually​
Radiation Safety Training-XRDRequired for individuals who operate X-Ray Diffraction equipment​​Annually
Respiratory Protection TrainingRequired for individuals who wear a respirator​Annually​
Radiation Worker TrainingRequired for individuals who work with radioisotopes​Initial training then "Radiation Safety Refresher Training" annually.​
Shop Safety TrainingRequired for individuals who work in shops​Annually​
Respirator Training-Voluntary UseRequired for individuals who wear a respirator, but are not required to​​Initial training and retrraining as necessary
Laser Safety TrainingRequired for individuals  who operate Class 3B or 4 lasers​​Annually