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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Respiratory Protection

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Risk Communication in Animal Facilities

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Content in this online course is designed for individuals exposing 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

Safety for Personnel with Animal Contact

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*Formerly OH 101

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, allergies & asthma, ergonomics, medical concerns, immunizations, injury and exposure protocols, syringe use guidelines, 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.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years for most modules; Every three years for the Risk Communication in Animal Facilities module
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/XNNH8X

Sharps Training for Chemical Manipulations

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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

Species Specific Safety Training

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Content in this online course offers an overview of each species and the occupational health and safety hazards employees can expect when working with that species.  Users can select only the species relevant to their work or watch the entire training. Trainings are available for the following species: Mice and rats, Pigs, Fish, Cattle, Birds, Reptiles, Sheep and Goats, Horses, and Pocket Pets (Ferrets, Hamsters, Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, Hedgehogs, Chinchillas)

Audience

Content in this online course offers an overview of each species and the occupational health and safety hazards employees can expect when working with that species.  Users can select only the species relevant to their work or watch the entire training. Trainings are available for the following species: Mice and rats, Pigs, Fish, Cattle, Birds, Reptiles, Sheep and Goats, Horses, and Pocket Pets (Ferrets, Hamsters, Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, Hedgehogs, Chinchillas)

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

Wildlife Safety

Description:

This course explores the hazards that are associated with performing research with wildlife in the field. The content includes zoonotic diseases, noxious plants, environmental concerns, and hazardous animals. This course covers hazards common to North America. References for researching international hazards are provided.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Every five years
Register:
https://canvas.wisc.edu/enroll/F9J3BN

Workplace Safety

Description:

Workplace Safety is a umbrella course including modules such as Lockout/Tagout, Aerial Lift and other topics for operational staff.

Prerequisite:
None
Renewal:
Depends on modular topic
Register:
https://learnuw.wisc.edu/

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