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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Cryogen Safety Training

Description:

This course covers how to safely work with cryogens such as liquid nitrogen. The course is divided into two sections. In the first section, we discuss the general hazards posed by cryogens, first aid for cryogenic burns, oxygen depletion hazards and how to transport cryogens. Everyone who works with cryogens should complete part 1. In the second section, we discuss how cryogens are stored, risks of pressure explosions and the hazards of non-inert cryogens. Part 2 should be completed by researchers who are responsible for the maintenance of cryogenic Dewars and cylinders and those who work with non-inert cryogens such as liquid oxygen.

Audience

Everyone who uses cryogenic liquids

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/4MJ4KR

Disposing of Hazardous Chemicals

Description:

In this online course you will learn how to dispose of solvents, dry chemicals, lab trash and other materials such as chemotherapy waste, EPA-regulated chemicals and sharps. You will also learn how to request and prepare for a chemical pickup and how to order items from our chemical redistribution service.

Audience

Lab managers/chemical hygiene officers

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
None
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/DXH9JC

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

Ergonomics : Materials Distribution

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

Operations staff with materials distribution responsibilities

Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/71552/modules/items/1152464

Ergonomics : Snow Removal

Description:

This course is a campus offering for work units without a unit-specific course. Content includes strategies for reducing risk of illness and injury related to snow removal.

Audience

Operations staff with snow removal responsibilities

Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/71552/modules/items/1152784

Ergonomics: A Guide to Setting Up Your Computer Workstation

Description:

In this Ergonomics training, you will learn how to improve comfort at your office and/or remote computer workstation. This interactive training is self-guided and walks you through different elements of a workspace and how to fit those elements to you.

Audience

Computer Users

Prerequisite:
None
Register:
https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=71572

Fire Extinguisher Refresher Training

Description:

This online training can be used as a refresher for those of you who have already taken the initial fire extinguisher training course.

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Prerequisite:
Initial Fire Extinguisher Training
Renewal:
Yearly
Register:

Users will automatically be registered for this Learn@UW course upon completion of the initial fire extinguisher training.

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.

Food Safety

Description:

Work units deliver food safety training at employee onboarding. EOH offers custom course content based on pre- and post-inspection establishment needs assessment. Consult your supervisor for food safety training applying to your role.

Audience

Food service employees

Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/71552/modules/items/1099683

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