DOT Shipper’s training

Description:

DOT Shipper’s training is offered on an as-needed basis to those who will need to ship radioactive materials. Most such shipping is completed by ORS staff, however there are a few groups outside of ORS who require this training.

You will be instructed how to access the quiz during the course. A score of 80% is required to pass

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:

Contact radiationsafety@wisc.edu.

Medical Laser Safety Training

Description:

Medical Laser Safety Training is designed for those who use lasers in a clinical setting.

A score of 80% or better is required to pass this course.

Audience

Class 3B and 4 clinical laser users at School of Veterinary Medicine

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://go.wisc.edu/e73qo2

Laser Safety Training

Description:

Laser Safety Training is required for all users of Class 3B and 4 lasers. This basic laser safety course, developed by the Department of Energy, covers the fundamentals of laser operation, potential hazards associated with lasers, and ways to control the hazards. You must complete embedded quizzes at the end of each section.

YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE DOE FINAL EXAM because you do not have access to the Fermilab learning management system. To get credit for the course, complete the quiz in Canvas.

Before beginning laser work, complete this course, notify ORS at lasersafety@wisc.edu and obtain a baseline eye exam from UHS Occupational Medicine. Call 608-265-5610 to schedule an appointment.

Audience

Class 3B and 4 laser users

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://go.wisc.edu/av05g3

Getting Started With EHSA

Description:

New to EHSA, or having trouble navigating the EHSA database as you manage your radioactive materials inventory? If so, this course is for you. It is meant to be a helpful reference guide, therefore it is not officially tracked, though there is opportunity to give feedback at the end. ORS appreciates your comments and suggestions.

You will learn how to use each icon on your EHSA Home page, and more importantly, you will become adept at managing your radioactive materials inventory.

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

Radiation Safety 101A: Non-Human Clinical Research and Veterinary Medicine

Description:

After successful completion of this course, you will be a certified Radiation Worker at UW-Madison. This course consists of three modules that will introduce you to basic radiation safety principles, X-ray safety for users of clinical x-ray devices, and use of radioactive materials in animals. You will take a quiz and must score 80% or better to pass.

If you will use radioactive materials in animals, you must also complete the in-person Radiation Safety 101, Part II. RS 101 Part II is offered at 30 East Campus Mall and at WIMR. It covers practical aspects of our program and safe use of radionuclides in the laboratory. This in-person training is mandatory for all radioactive materials users at UW-Madison.

Audience

Radiation Workers at School of Veterinary Medicine (Clinical)

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Radiation Safety 102 – annual refresher training is required of radioactive materials users each year in October
Register:
https://go.wisc.edu/h1lrjf

Radiation Safety 106: X-ray Devices

Description:

This online course is designed to give a general understanding of the fundamentals of X-rays, potential hazards associated with x-ray devices, and methods to control the hazards.

Audience

X-ray Workers (non clinical)

Register:
https://go.wisc.edu/4an675

Radiation Safety 102: Annual Refresher Training for Radiation Workers

Description:

This mandatory annual refresher course covers a variety of radiation safety topics on a rotating basis and is intended for personnel who have been previously certified to work with radioactive material on the UW-Madison campus. It is an online module followed by a short quiz. A score of 80% is required to pass.

Topics focus on safe work practices and regulatory compliance obligations.

Audience

Radiation Workers

Prerequisite:
Radiation Safety 101 Parts 1 and 2
Renewal:
Annually in October. Please complete by October 31
Register:
https://go.wisc.edu/66qiy9

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

Radiation Safety 101: Radiation Safety for Radiation Workers – Part 1

Description:

After successful completion of this two-part course, you will be a certified Radiation Worker at UW-Madison. Part 1 is a video designed to introduce Health Physics, the science of ionizing radiation. You will take a quiz and must score 80% or better to pass.

Part 2, held at 30 East Campus Mall, will cover practical aspects of our program and safe use of radionuclides in the laboratory. This 2-part training is mandatory for all radioactive materials users at UW–Madison.

Audience

Radiation Worker

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Radiation Safety 102 – annual refresher training is required each year in October
Register:
https://go.wisc.edu/49t47p