The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Workplace Safety section is responsible for ensuring that all University employees (including full-time, part-time, and temporary) receive the required training under state and federal regulations. These requirement cannot be fully met without the help of employees, supervisors, principal investigators and department heads.
- Employee Orientation
- Self-Study Units
- Instructor-Led Safety Training Schedule
- Safety Training and Medical Surveillance Requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
- I have a new employee who is not appearing in your system. What do I do?
- Contact Human Resources if:
- Employees cannot be found within the department.
- The wrong department number is on the letter that was sent.
- An employee’s information is incorrect.
Our information is received from Human Resources, thus we cannot make changes to that information.
- Am I required to attend the New Employee Orientation safety course?
- Yes, all employees hired from 1993 to the present are required to attend New Employee Orientation. Employees are required to complete either the online orientation OR the in-class orientation. Employees are not required to complete both.
- Why do I have to take the Bloodborne Pathogens course annually?
- OSHA’S BBP standard 1910.1030 requires employees to conduct annual training.
- I work in a lab environment, who conducts the lab safety plan (LSP) training?
- The Principal Investigator is required to conduct an annual review of his/her LSP with all laboratory personnel.
- Do I need to register for any of EHS instructor-led courses?
- Pre-registration is not required.
- If I received training on subjects such as bloodborne pathogens or radioactive worker, etc., from a previous employer am I still required to attend the University’s course?
- Yes. It is required that the employer conduct training on its policy and procedures.