Chemical Safety Training for Non-lab Personnel

Description:

This course provides information about chemistry and chemicals for non-laboratory personnel. This course is intended for housing, dining, custodial and other facilities staff. Anyone though is welcome to take this online course; please encourage anyone who wants to learn more about chemicals to explore this course. This course is comprised of four modules. Fundamentals of Chemicals covers chemistry basics such as matter, atoms, pH, solubility, etc. In Acids and Bases we discuss what the pH scale means and the hazards associated with corrosive chemicals. Flammable Liquids covers flash point and how to safely work with flammables, and Toxic Substances covers different classifications of toxins, short-term and long-term exposure to chemicals, and specific toxins including lead and asbestos.

Audience

This course is intended for housing, dining, custodial and other facilities staff.

Prerequisite:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/A3H6R8

Chemical Safety: The OSHA Laboratory Standard (online)

Description:

This self-paced course satisfies the basic training requirement of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Laboratory Standard. After viewing each module, successfully completing the 5 required self-checks, and passing the final quiz, you may request to have a completion certificate emailed to you.

Audience

Everyone who works with chemicals

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/34RGCL

EHS Facility Training 101: Biocontainment Equipment

Description:

UW-Madison facilities supervision and staff that provides service and maintenance for building with biocontainment facilities should take this training course to ensure safety of all campus staff and research programs.

Objectives of this training:

  • Learn the concept of directional airflow
  • Identify lab and fan system components that are typically used on equipment that serves containment spaces
  • Learn to recognize the signage that identifies critical equipment
  • Identify how and who to contact when you need to perform work on a system
  • Learn the communication steps taken during the work request process
Audience

Facilities, services, maintenance staff working in biocontainment facility buildings

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/DBH67L

Biosafety 205: Bio HazMat Shipping Training

Description:

Provides initial training AND renewal training for hazardous materials shipping of biological materials and dry ice. Compliant with IATA/ICAO Dangerous Goods and US DOT 49CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations. Once registered, this course will be continually available to you for any renewal or refresher training.

This course consists of multiple Shipping Training Paths, each earning a certificate of training. Each Path is independent with its own quiz and certificate, you only complete the paths you need for the materials you ship. To complete a Training Path you must have a passing score on the quiz and print the quiz score page for your certificate.

  • Campus Transport of Biologicals and Dry Ice Training Path
  • Exempt & Unregulated Biological Shipping Training Path
  • GMO/GMMO Shipping Training Path
  • Biological Substance, Category B Training Path
  • Infectious Substance Category A Training Path
  • Dry Ice Shipping Training Path
  • Toxins Extracted from Living Sources Training Path

Certificates:  Quiz Score page printout is your certificate for each Training Path

We will no longer send separate certificates to individuals – you must print your quiz score page

Audience

Shippers of biological materials and dry ice

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
2 years (24 months) for GMO/GMMO, Biological Substance, Category B, Infectious Substance Category A and Dry Ice
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/AJPKFR

Biosafety 107: Centrifuge Safety

Description:

The goal of this training is to provide general safety information intended to help research personnel recognize hazards associated with centrifuges. By the end of the training, you should be able to identify common terms, hazards, and better understand safe and effective centrifuge use.

Audience

Laboratory, research staff working with centrifuges

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/984AFB

Biosafety 105: Biosafety Cabinet Use

Description:

This course provides information on the function of a biological safety cabinet (BSC) and how to properly work within a BSC in order to protect you and prevent the release of materials into your laboratory. There is no renewal requirement for this training.

Once registered, this course will be continually available to you for any renewal or refresher training.

Audience

Laboratory, research staff working with BSCs

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/E4LRNL

Biosafety 102: Bloodborne Pathogens for Laboratory and Research

Description:

This training has been developed specifically for researchers working with potentially infectious human materials and meets the requirements for annual training in the Bloodborne Pathogens Program. This course relates the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard to biological research settings for those working with human blood, cells, tissue, and other potentially infectious material. This course is both the initial bloodborne pathogen training and the annual refresher.

Audience

Laboratory, research staff working with human-source materials

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Annually
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/GE7D3T

Biosafety Required Training

Description:

The “Biosafety Required Training” course fulfills the biosafety training requirement for personnel listed on a biosafety protocol.

As of Dec. 2016, this course replaces Biosafety 101, 104, 201 to fulfill the Biosafety training requirement.

“Biosafety Required Training” course consists of 6 modules: Introduction to Biosafety Risk Assessment & Mitigation, NIH Guidelines & Research Oversight at UW-Madison, Biosafety Protocol Process, Procedural Risks & Mitigation, Exposure Response & Reportable Events, and Disinfection, Decontamination, & Biohazard Disposal.

Individuals whose Biosafety 101, 104, 201 training is up to date (taken within the last 5 years), do not need to complete the new required course at this time.

Individuals whose Biosafety 101, 104, 201 training has expired will renew their training using the new “Biosafety Required Training”.

Individuals who are new and have not yet completed online biosafety training will need to complete the new “Biosafety Required Training.”

Renewal Process: Review the course materials in Learn@UW and pass the quiz with a 70% or higher score. Self-registration is not required for renewal; this course will be available on your Learn@UW “My Home” page indefinitely for your renewal convenience.

Audience

Laboratory, research staff working with biological materials

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/DMWMDH

Species Specific Safety Training

Description:

Work with animals comes with inherent risk, and these risks will vary depending on the species involved. This course provides an overview of the specific physical hazards, allergens, and zoonotic diseases in which you may be exposed to while working with various research models. This course is broken up into the following modules:

  • Rodents (mice and rats)
  • Pocket Pets (rabbits, hamsters, chinchillas, gerbils, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, and ferrets)
  • Swine
  • Cattle
  • Goats and Sheep
  • Cats and Dogs
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Herptiles (amphibians and reptiles)
  • Birds (wild and domestic)
Audience

This course is intended for animal care workers who work with different research model species. Users can select only the species relevant to their work or watch the entire training. Once registered, this course will be continually available to you for any renewal or refresher training

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/LYL7K8

Risk Communication in Animal Facilities

Description:

Content in this online course is designed for individuals exposing hazardous chemicals, biologicals, and radioactive materials to animals in an animal facility and how to properly notify the animal care and veterinary staff.

Audience

This course is required for anyone listed on an approved Animal Care and Use Protocol and optional for animal care staff working in animal facilities.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every three years
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/83HNX9