Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Spill Response & Cleanup

Description:

This course is a campus offering for work units without a unit-specific course. Consult your supervisor and exposure control plan to determine what Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Spill Response & Cleanup course is required and how it is delivered for unit tracking.

Audience

Operational (non-research, non-clinical) employees with spill response & cleanup responsibilities

Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/71552/modules/items/1122411

Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Awareness

Description:

This course is a campus offering for work units without a unit-specific course. Consult your supervisor and exposure control plan to determine what Bloodborne Pathogens for Operations – Awareness course is required and how it is delivered for unit tracking.

Audience

Operational (non-research, non-clinical) employees with exposure risk and without cleanup responsibilities

Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/71552/modules/items/1102894

Radioactive Materials Shipper’s Training

Description:

Radioactive Materials Shipper’s training is now on Canvas. This course explains how to comply with Department of Transportation (DOT) and other regulations when shipping and receiving radioactive materials.

Most shipping and receiving of radioactive materials is completed by ORS staff, however there are a some groups outside of ORS who require this training.

You do not need this training if you receive all radioactive materials through CORD or are returning expired sealed sources to CORD.

Contact ORS at radiationsafety@wisc.edu if you think you need this course and if ORS determines that you require this course, you will be given the registration link. A score of 80% is required to pass.

If you have previously taken this course will be sent the link at least one month before renewal is due. Renewal must be completed at least every 3 years, per 49 CFR 172.704 (c) (3).

Audience

Anyone who will ship radioactive materials, prepare such shipments, or receive such shipments directly from outside the University (e.g. PET isotopes).

Prerequisite:
Radiation Safety 101 parts I and II
Renewal:
Every three years
Register:

Contact radiationsafety@wisc.edu.

Radiation Safety 101: Radiation Safety for Radiation Workers – Part II

Description:

This in-person class is the second part of the Radiation Safety for Radiation Workers course. We will focus on the practical aspects of our program and safe use of radionuclides in the laboratory. Completion of Radiation Safety 101 parts 1 and 2 fulfills regulatory requirements and is mandatory for those who will use radioactive materials at UW-Madison.

Notes:
Portions I and II of Radiation Safety 101 are required to be completed in order to become an Authorized User of radioactive material at UW-Madison.

Prerequisite:
Radiation Safety 101 Part 1
Renewal:
Completion of Radiation Safety 102 – Annual Refresher Training each year in October.
Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?TK=3964

Asbestos Awareness

Description:

Comprehensive course to explain what asbestos is, the difference(s) between “friable” and “non-friable” asbestos, the health effects relating to contact, procedures for controlling and reporting asbestos exposure, and the identification of building materials containing asbestos.

This course is meant for anyone who does not perform abatement tasks, but occasionally works around asbestos.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:

To schedule an appointment call Chris Heidel at (608) 575-3628.

Fire Extinguisher Training

Description:

In-person training outlining the most common types of extinguishers, selection of proper fire extinguisher and proper fire extinguisher usage. Includes live-fire hands-on demonstration.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Yearly – Refresher Training (online)
Register:

Register online through OHRD.

For groups of 50 or more, or to schedule for a specific date, contact  Don Siebert Donald.Siebert@wisc.edu to set-up your training.

Hazard Communication Training (In Person)

Description:

his in-person class teaches you how to work safely with hazardous materials in a non-lab environment.

All departments on UW-Madison campus that work with or use hazardous chemicals in a non-laboratory environment (such as art studios, printing operations, custodial operations, etc.) must implement a Hazard Communication Program as per the Hazard Communication Standard, CFR 1910,1200 and Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

Audience

Everyone who works with chemicals

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/OHRDCatalogPortal/Default.aspx?TK=5314

Hazardous Chemical Shipping/Transportation Training

Description:

This in-person course teaches you how to properly prepare chemical shipments and how to load and unload chemical shipments. All employees that perform shipping must be trained on how to identify, mark/label and package hazardous chemicals, as well as security and emergency response information.

Audience

Anyone who ships or transports hazardous chemicals

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every three years for DOT; Every two years for IATA
Register:

Contact Nils Gibson Nils.Gibson@wisc.edu to register.

Fume Hood Use (In Person)

Description:

Fume hood in-person training covers safe use of a fume hood, introduction to the components of a fume hood, alarms and warning, and repair and maintenance contact info. This training is available for all UW-Madison employees who use a fume hood or have one in their work area.

Audience

Everyone who uses a chemical fume hood

Register:

For groups of 10 or more. Schedule in-person training by contacting Todd Yanke : Todd.Yanke@wisc.edu .

Chemical Safety Training (In-person)

Description:

IN-PERSON CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19

This in-person course teaches you how to work safely in the laboratory with hazardous materials in accordance with the OSHA Lab Standard. The course is available to all lab employees.

Audience

Everyone who works with chemicals

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years
Register:

Register online through OHRD. For groups of 15 or more, schedule in-person training by contacting Nils Gibson.