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.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019- 9:00am-12:30pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Wednesday, July 17, 2019- 9:00am-12:30pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, August 21, 2019- 9:00am-12:30pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Thursday, June 20, 2019- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Wednesday, July 17, 2019- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Thursday, August 22, 2019- 1:00pm-4:00pm- LM-12 Preclinical Science
Wednesday, June 19, 2019- 1:00pm-5:00pm- TRB Auditorium
Tuesday, July 9, 2019- 1:00pm-5:00pm- TRB Auditorium
Wednesday, August 21, 2019- 1:00-5:00pm- LA-2 Preclinical Science
Wednesday, August 14, 2019- 1:00pm-3:00pm - LM12- Preclinical Science