Education being a key component to any safety program, EH&S conducts mandatory safety training for all laboratory staff members, Principal Investigators, visiting researchers, and students on a routine basis. Refresher training sessions (e.g., Biosafety, Blood Borne Pathogens, Radiation Safety) are also provided on an annual basis. The training session schedule and course descriptions are provided below.
Additional training sessions and refreshers are scheduled specifically for staff such as Housekeeping, Facilities, and Public Safety.
This course is required for all laboratory personnel. This training course includes the following topics:
|Basic Radiation Safety||
This course is for laboratory personnel who will use Radioactive Material (RAM), and:
Lab personnel must attend prior to working with RAM unless the work is performed under the direct supervision of an Authorized User or Assistant Authorized User; or the individual has challenged the course and passed the exam with a minimum grade of 70%.
|GU RAM Worker||
This course is for laboratory personnel who use RAM:
Lab personnel must attend within one month of beginning work with RAM.
After attending the Basic Radiation Safety or GU RAM Worker class, all personnel must attend a refresher training at least once every 12 months. All Authorized Users must attend every 12 months or change their Authorization status to Inactive.
|IATA Training||This course is required for all laboratory personnel who will be shipping materials classified in Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulation 49 CFR P100-185 §6.2 and 9. §6.2 and 9 materials include but are not limited to: patient clinical/diagnostic samples, infectious agents, other biohazardous materials, and dry ice. After initial training certification, this training course must be retaken every 2 years as per regulatory requirement. This course will be given once per quarter or as demand necessitates. This course covers the following topics:
Lab personnel must attend and pass this course (70%) before shipping any materials in §6.2 and 9.
Register for your required course by calling (202) 687- 4712 or online using the link to the left.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:00am-12:30pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Wednesday, June 14, 2017- 9:00am-12:30pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Friday, July 7, 2017- 9:00am-12:30pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, August 23, 2017- 9:00am-12:30pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, May 17, 2017- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Thursday, June 15, 2017- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Thursday, July 6, 2017- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Thursday, August 24, 2017- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Tuesday, May 16, 2017- 1:00pm-5:00pm- LA-4 PCS
Wednesday, June 14, 2017- 1:00pm-5:00pm- TRB Auditorium
Friday, July 7, 2017- 1:00pm-5:00pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, August 23, 2017- 1:00pm-5:00pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, June 14, 2017- 12:00pm- 1:00pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, August 24, 2017- 12:00pm- 1:00pm- TRB Auditorium