Sharps Training for Chemical Manipulations

Description:

In this online course you will learn how to safely handle needles and glassware, learn how to respond to a needle stick or cut from broken glass, and learn how to properly dispose sharps.

Audience

Everyone who uses sharps or needles when conducting chemical manipulations

Prerequisite:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/3EDDK3

Personal Protective Equipment Training

Description:

The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) training is a basic guide to common laboratory PPE and their uses.  This training will cover general recommendations for appropriate PPE, where to find lab procedure specific PPE requirements, when PPE should and should not be used, and knowing the different types of PPE and the hazards they protect against.  Since this is not a complete guide to all PPE used on hazards in your specific laboratory this training will help guide you to resources to make the right decision of your particular laboratory hazards.  After this training; you will have a better understanding of how to choose and use PPE, where to go to get information if you are unsure about PPE, and what hazards PPE will and will not protect against.

This training will is available for all UW-Madison employees.

Audience

Anyone interested in learning more about PPE

Prerequisite:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/33HHHJ

Hazard Communication (Online)

Description:

This course covers the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). You will learn about GHS pictograms and hazard classes and how to read chemical labels and safety data sheets. This course should be taken by anyone who works with chemicals.

Audience

Everyone who works with chemicals

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/JJHL3D

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

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 .

Fume Hood Use (Online)

Description:

Fume hood online 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

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/BMEAH3

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.

Chemical Safety Training (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