Training

EH&S offers several different types of training for each of our service areas. These include onsite training through OHRD, online training through Learn@UW, video tutorials and written instruction manuals.

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ABSL-2 training

Description:

Animal biosafety level 2 or ABSL-2, is required for work involving agents that pose moderate hazards to people, animals, or the environment. This level requires addition training and supervision, restricted access to facilities and labs, and the use of containment equipment to conduct research with infectious agents. Employees will learn about the differences between ABSL-1 and ABSL-2 and the requirements for working with hazardous pathogens.

Audience

This course is intended for animal care workers and laboratory staff that work in ABSL-2 facilities.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/CJPXJ9

Agricultural Safety Training

Description:

Content in this online course offers an introduction to the UW Madison Safety Department and an overview of occupational health and safety topics including animal contact safety, zoonoses, physical hazards, sharps, ergonomics, hazards associated with a farm setting, and personal protective equipment.

Notes: This course is one of three requirements for personnel with animal contact.  If you have not already, you will also need to complete the UW Animal User Certification with the Research Animal Resources Center (RARC) and the Animal Contact Risk Questionnaire with UHS Occupational Medicine.

Audience

This course is one of three requirements for personnel with animal contact who are working in an agricultural environment.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/999PAK

Animal Allergens

Description:

Allergies can be a significant health hazard for animal care workers. This course explains the process by which allergies develop. In addition, employees will learn how to identify the symptoms associated with allergy development and who to contact in the event that treatment or symptom management is needed. This course is meant to supplement “Safety for Personnel with Animal Contact”.

Audience

This course is intended for animal care workers and laboratory staff that are regularly exposed to potential allergens.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/GW3ETA

Annual Macaque Safety Training

Description:

Content in this online course covers important safety information including what is Herpes B, routes of exposure, appropriate post-exposure procedures, and sharps safety. Basic or Advanced modules are available based on level of contact with nonhuman primates or their tissues.

Audience

People working with nonhuman primates or nonhuman primate tissues

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Annually
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/XDGDA9

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.

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 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 106: Autoclave Use

Description:

The topics covered in this training module are related to the safe and effective use of autoclaves and include an introduction to autoclaves, items that should and should not be autoclaved, effective use, maintenance, efficacy testing, record keeping and injury response.

By the end of this module, you should be able to identify common terms, hazards, and better understand safe and effective autoclave use.

This information is NOT intended to be an operation procedure for any specific autoclave or for setting cycle parameters. Users should ALWAYS consult and become familiar with the manufacturer’s operation manual prior to use of the autoclave.

Audience

Laboratory, research staff working with Autoclaves

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/638NGP

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 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 6 separate Training Pathways, 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 Path
  • Exempt & Unregulated Biological Shipping Path
  • GMO/GMMO Shipping Path
  • Biological Substance, Category B Shipping Path
  • Infectious Substance Category A Shipping Path
  • Dry Ice Shipping 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

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