EH&S Training List

October 1, 2014:  EH&S courses available in myTraining (see EH&S Training Registration)

  • EH&S myTraining courses are available as instructor-led training (ILT) and/or online training (OLT)
  • Online training is available at any time for the learner to begin the course
  • Instructor-led training is available when a class has been scheduled –
    • Check myTraining for current ILT classes
    • Departments may request specific ILT classes through the EH&S contacts below

Course Name

Course Structure

Description

15-Passenger Van Training

Online assessment available after prerequisites met
UF_EHS870_ILT

Required for all department-approved operators of UF owned, leased, or non-owned 15 passenger vans, and must be completed prior to operating a 15 passenger van.  Requires approval of department and EH&S and an online assessment.  15 Passenger Van Policy.  Email vantraining@ehs.ufl.edu for enrollment request.

Aerial-Lift Training

Live Class
UF_EHS849_ILT

Required at least every two years for any individual assigned job duties involving an aerial lift.  Email Tom Ladun  for next live class if not listed in myTraining.
Asbestos & Lead Awareness

Live Class
UF_EHS800_ILT

Required annually for all maintenance personnel with the potential to come into contact with as asbestos-containing material during their normal work assignment.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Asbestos Floor Tile Removal

Live Class
UF_EHS803_ILT

Required annually for all personnel involved with asbestos floor tile removal.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

BEC Active Shooter Training

Online course
UF_DEM827_OLT

Roles and Responsibilities of the Building Emergency Coordinator, Defining the Active Shooter, How to Respond to an Active Shooter Situation and Law Enforcement’s Response Techniques.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class of UF_DEM827_ILT if not listed in myTraining.

BEC Fire Extinguisher Training

Live Class
UF_DEM828_ILT

Overview for Building Emergency Coordinators of basic fire safety, as well as guidance on proper use of a fire extinguisher.  Includes Classroom instruction and hands-on fire extinguisher training in an outdoor setting.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class if not listed in myTraining
BEC: Adult CPR & AED Training

Live Class
UF_DEM820_ILT

Basic steps for Building Emergency Coordinators of performing CPR on adults, relieving choking and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class if not listed in myTraining.
Biomedical Waste Training

Online course
UF_EHS851_OLT

Required upon hire and annually thereafter for all UF faculty and staff who generate biomedical waste. Training is required by State of Florida law.  Email Biosafety Office for details.

Biosafety Training:  Complete, Basic and Retraining  Online CITI Modules

Biosafety/Biosecurity Series training available through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). Navigation:  myUFL: My Self Service>Training and Development>CITI Training.

More information: http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/training/citi/ or email Biosafety Office.

  • Animal Biosafety
  • Biohazards Handling
  • Biosafety Complete Training
  • Biosafety Retraining
  • Emergency and Incident Response to Biohazard Spills and Releases
  • Human Gene Transfer Trials
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee Member Course
  • Nanoparticle
  • NIH Recombinant DNA (rDNA) Guidelines
  • OSHA Personal Protective Equipment Training
  • Select Agents, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism

 
Bloodborne Pathogen and Biomedical Waste Training

Online course  UF_EHS850_OLT
Available 2015

Required upon hire and annually thereafter for all faculty and staff who may come into contact with human blood or other potentially infectious materials.  Bloodborne Pathogen Program or Email Biosafety Office for details.
Bomb Threat Guidelines for BEC

Online course
UF_EHS824_OLT

Guidelines for UF Building Emergency Coordinators (BECs) on handling bomb threats.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class UF_EHS824_ILT  if not listed in myTraining.

Chemical Hygiene Plan: Lab Staff

Online course
UF_EHS861_OLT

Focuses on the importance of the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) specific to a UF lab, provides step-by-step instructions to create a CHP and the responsibilities of implementing the CHP.  Email Mark Yanchisin for details.

Chemical Hygiene Plan: PI’s

Online course
UF_EHS860_OLT

Includes the importance of the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) specific to your lab at UF and the responsibilities as a Principal Investigator (PI) to ensure the accuracy and availability of the CHP to anyone working in your lab.  Email Mark Yanchisin for details.

Confined Space Entry

Live Class
UF_EHS837_ILT

Required annually for any maintenance worker required to enter a confined space as part of their work assignment.    Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

CPR/AED Training

Live Class
UF_EHS871_OLT

Required for UF AED Coordinators.  Available to any UF faculty and staff.  Agency certification available.  Email Todd Morrone for details.

Disruptive Building Occupants

Live Class
UF_EHS822_ILT

Provides information to Building Emergency Coordinators on recognizing disruptive, disturbing or troubled building occupants.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Emergency Shelter Management

Live Class
UF_EHS826_ILT

Overview of UF policies and procedures for setting up, running and closing a shelter during a disaster or other emergency.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Excavation & Trenching Safety

Live Class
UF_EHS812_ILT

UF policy and hazards related to excavation work, work practices and selection of protective systems and methods of evaluating the site and of conducting inspections.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Fall Protection Training

Live Class
UF_EHS813_ILT

Required for employees who may be exposed to fall hazards to recognize the hazards and procedures to follow to minimize the hazards.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Fire Safety for BECs

Online course
UF_EHS823_OLT

Appropriate actions  for UF Building Emergency Coordinators (BECs) to take during a fire alarm activation along with fire safety issues.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class UF_EHS823_ILT if not listed in myTraining.

Forklift Instructor Training

Live Class
UF_EHS835_ILT

Completion qualifies participants to train, evaluate and certify others who are assigned to operate forklifts.  Email Melissa Crowder for information on how completion is recorded in myTraining.
Forklift Training

Live Class
UF_EHS839_ILT

Required initially and every three years thereafter for anyone assigned to operate a forklift as part of their duties.  Completion includes written and practical skills exam.  Email Melissa Crowder for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Hazard Communication Training

Live Class
UF_EHS814_ILT

Hazard Communication Program explanation of labeling system and material safety data sheets.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Hazardous Energy Control

Live Class
UF_EHS844_ILT

Hazardous Energy Control (Lock out/Tag out) Policy requires initial and annual training for affected employees, supervisors and principal investigators.   Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Hazardous Waste Management

Live Class
UF_EHS809_ILT
Online course
UF_EHS809_OLT

Required initially and annually for all employees who generate or manage hazardous waste in labs and satellite areas on UF’s main campus as well as at IFAS Research and Education Centers.  Weekly instructor-led sessions offered for lab or waste managers.  Online course offered for non-lab and non-waste managers or as refresher for live ILT.  Check myTraining for current schedule or email Brian Bowers for more details.

Hazardous Waste: Building Services

Live Class
UF_EHS810_ILT

Required upon hire and annually thereafter for custodial staff working in UF’s Building Services.  Email Brian Bowers for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Hazardous Waste: Facilities / Vehicle Maintenance

Live Class
UF_EHS811_ILT

Required upon hire and annually thereafter for all maintenance staff working in the Physical Plant Division (with the exception of the Building Services Department), Housing, and on-campus IFAS facilities.  Provides a general awareness of how to properly manage and dispose of a wide variety of products, such as paints, solvents, adhesives, oil, and fuel.  Email Brian Bowers for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

HazCom 2013 Update

Online course
UF_EHS847_OLT

Overview of changes to the Hazard Communication Program and revised container labeling requirements and the new format for Safety Data Sheets (SDS).  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining as UF_EHS847_ILT.

Hearing Conservation Training

Online course
UF_EHS838_OLT

Required of all employees who are participants of the UF Hearing Conservation Program.  Email Melissa Crowder for next live class if not listed in myTraining as UF_EHS838_ILT.

Heat Stress Training

Online course
UF_EHS819_OLT

Reviews of hazards of working in high heat, how to recognize and avoid heat-related illnesses and procedures for performing first aid.  Also includes off-duty situations that may increase the risk of heat-related illnesses while at work.  Email Melissa Crowder for next live class if not listed in myTraining as UF_EHS819_ILT.

Hot Work Awareness Training

Live Class
UF_EHS815_ILT

How to recognize and avoid potential fire hazards associated with work involving welding, cutting, brazing and other tasks involving use of open flame.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.
Hot Work Supervisory Training

Live Class
UF_EHS816_ILT

General hot work awareness, hot work permit requirements and fire protection.  Hot Work Supervisors Certificate requires at least 70% on competency test.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.
Indoor Air Quality Training

Live Class
UF_EHS817_ILT

Recommended for maintenance staff responsible for identification and remediation of problems related to mold and other indoor conditions resulting in health and comfort-based concerns.  Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Introduction to BEC Training

Online course
UF_EHS821_OLT

Newly appointed Building Emergency Coordinators gain basic understanding of functions and responsibilities in BEC role.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class if not listed in myTraining as UF_EHS821_ILT.

Lab Safety Actions & Reactions

Online course
UF_EHS862_OLT

Focuses on importance of applying general lab safety rules and regulations in a laboratory. Emphasizes significance of recognizing and utilizing the site-specific Chemical Hygiene Plan implemented in the laboratory in conjunction with general lab safety rules and regulations.  Email Mark Yanchisin for details.

Lab Safety Overview

Live Class
UF_EHS864_ILT

Designed for all personnel who perform scientific duties in a lab setting.  Reviews general lab safety information including chemical, biological and hazardous waste storage, handling and disposal as well as the UF Chemical Hygiene Plan.  Email Rich Cannon for next live class if not listed in myTraining.
Ladder Safety Training

Live Class
UF_EHS818_ILT

Recognition of hazards related to ladders including proper use, care in handling and maximum intended load-carrying capacities of ladders.  Email Vince McLeod for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Local Weather Hazards for BECs

Online course
UF_EHS825_OLT

Designed for UF Building Emergency Coordinators (BECs) and covers local weather hazards. Coordinated by Environmental Health & Safety and presented by a meteorologist with the National Weather Service-Jacksonville.  Email Kenneth Allen for next live class if not listed in myTraining as UF_EHS825_ILT.

New Researcher Overview of EH&S

Online course
UF_EHS863_OLT

Designed for UF principal investigators, lab managers and lab staff for overview of EH&S resources and programs that support all elements of laboratory safety.  Email Rich Cannon for more information.

Plant Tissue Culture Lab Safety & Compliance

In Design
UF_EHS848_ILT

Intended to cover general safety practices, equipment and facilities for recognition and control of biological, chemical and physical hazards in plant tissue culture labs.  Federal, State, & Local Regulatory compliance issues that apply in plant tissue culture labs.   Email Melissa Crowder for next live class if not listed in myTraining.
Radiation Safety Short Course

Live classes
Feb, May, Sept
UF_EHS830_ILT

In-depth overview of radiation safety topics held over eight days.  Requires on-line assessment for completion certificate.  Additional information:  http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/rad/rssc/rssc-training-schedules/ or email Cathy Sharp for schedule if not listed in myTraining.

IDP: Rad Safety Short Course

Live classes
Feb, May, Sept
UF_EHS831_ILT

Fast-track course designed for Interdisciplinary Program (IDP) students with overview of radiation safety topics and an on-line assessment.  Additional information:  http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/rad/rssc/rssc-training-schedules/ or email Cathy Sharp for schedule if not listed in myTraining.

PI Trained: Radiation Safety Independent study
UF_EHS832_ILT
Independent study guided by the Principal Investigator (PI).   Requires approval of PI and EH&S and an online assessment.  Additional information: http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/rad/rssc/ or email Cathy Sharp for enrollment request form and information.
Respiratory Protection: UPD

Live Class
UF_EHS840_ILT

Designed for University Police Officers.  Required initially and annually and includes respirator fit testing.  UF’s Respiratory Protection Program requires initial and annual 1) medical clearance, 2) training and 3) fit testing.   Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Respiratory Protection: Tight-Fitting

Live Class
UF_EHS842_ILT

Designed for faculty and staff who are required to wear a tight-fitting respirator as part of their job duties.  Required initially and annually and includes respirator fit testing.  UF’s Respiratory Protection Program requires initial and annual 1) medical clearance, 2) training and 3) fit testing.   Email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Resp Prot: Online Tight Fit

 Online course
UF_EHS843_OLT

Designed for faculty and staff required to wear a tight-fitting respirator as part of their job duties.  Required initially and annually.  In addition to this online course, participants must contact Environmental Health & Safety to make a fit test appointment.  UF’s Respiratory Protection Program requires initial and annual tight-fitting 1) medical clearance, 2) training and 3) fit testing.  Additional information:  Respiratory Protection Policy or email respirators.ehs@connect.ufl.edu for a fit test appointment.

Resp Prot: N95

Live Class
UF_EHS845_ILT

Designed for individuals required to wear an N95 respirator as part of their job duties.  Required initially and annually and includes respirator fit testing.  UF’s Respiratory Protection Program requires initial N95 1) medical clearance, 2) training and 3) fit testing; annual 1) training and 2) fit testing.  Additional information:  Respiratory Protection Policy or email Tom Ladun for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Resp Prot: Online N95

Online course
UF_EHS846_OLT

Designed for individuals required to wear an N95 respirator as part of their job duties.  Required initially and annually.  In addition to this online course, participants must contact Environmental Health and Safety to make a fit test appointment.  UF’s Respiratory Protection Program requires initial N95 1) medical clearance, 2) training and 3) fit testing; annual 1) training and 2) fit testing.  Additional information:  Respiratory Protection Policy or email respirators.ehs@connect.ufl.edu for a fit test appointment.

Safe Lifting in the Workplace

Live Class
UF_EHS841_ILT

Instruction on how to properly lift heavy objects encountered in various workplace environments.  Covers dangers of back injuries caused by inappropriate lifting techniques.  Email Todd Morrone for next live class if not listed in myTraining.

Shipping and Transport of Biological Materials

Online Sakai course
UF_EHS852_OLT

Required for all individuals involved in transport of dangerous goods or preparation of dangerous goods for transport.  Additional information:  http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/bio/shipping/ or email Biosafety Office for enrollment in Sakai course.  Include your name and UFID.

 Tractor Safety

Online course
UF_EHS820_OLT

Required for all employees who operate an agricultural tractor and covers operating practices and any other practices specific to the work environment.  Email Melissa Crowder for next live class if not listed in myTraining as UF_EHS820_ILT.