EH&S Training List

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 –
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    • Departments may request specific ILT classes through the EH&S contacts below

Course Name

Course Code

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

UF_EHS849_ILT

Required at least every two years for any individual assigned job duties involving an aerial lift. Email Tom Ladun for details.
Asbestos & Lead Awareness

Online Class
UF_EHS800_OLT

Required annually for all maintenance personnel with the potential to come into contact with asbestos-containing material during their normal work assignment. Email Tom Ladun for details.

Active Shooter Training

UF_DEM827_ILT

How to Respond to an Active Shooter Situation and Law Enforcement’s Response Techniques. Contact University Police Department for department specific training.

BEC Fire Extinguisher Training

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. Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.
BEC: Adult CPR & AED Training

UF_DEM820_ILT

Basic steps for Building Emergency Coordinators of performing CPR on adults, relieving choking and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.
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.

BBP/BMW Training
(Clinical Audience)

Online course
UF_EHS850C_OLT

Content specific for work in the Clinical Setting.  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.

BBP/BMW Training
(General Audience)

Online course
UF_EHS850G_OLT

Content specific for work in the General Setting.  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.

BBP/BMW Training
(Dental Audience)

Online course
UF_EHS850D_OLT

Content specific for work in the College of Dentistry.  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.

BBP/BMW Training
(BBP Trng Coords)

Online course
UF_EHS850T_OLT

Content specific for BBP Training Coordinators.  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. Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.

Chemical Hygiene Plan/LATCH

UF_EHS861_OLT

Required initially for all researchers working in or overseeing work in a research lab. This training module focuses on the importance of the development and implementation of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) specific to your lab at UF in conjunction with using the LATCH module in GatorTRACS.

Confined Space Entry

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 details.

Disruptive Building Occupants

UF_EHS822_ILT

Provides information to Building Emergency Coordinators on recognizing disruptive, disturbing or troubled building occupants. Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.

Diver Training

Live Class

Provides training to achieve completion of the 100 hours required for the Scientific Diver classification.

Emergency Shelter Management

Online
UF_EHS826_OLT

Overview of UF policies and procedures for setting up, running and closing a shelter during a disaster or other emergency. Contact Department of Emergency Management for more information.

Excavation & Trenching Safety

UF_EHS812

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 details.

Fall Protection Training

UF_EHS813

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 details.

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. Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.

Forklift Instructor Training

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

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 department-specific live class.

General Biosafety Training

Online Course
UF_EHS853_OLT

Anyone working directly with synthetic/recombinant nucleic acids, infectious agents, biological toxins, and where these are used or stored, must complete this training.

Hazard Communication Training

Online Course
UF_EHS814_OLT

Hazard Communication Program explanation of labeling system and material safety data sheets.

Hazardous Energy Control

UF_EHS844

Hazardous Energy Control (Lock out/Tag out) Policy requires initial and annual training for affected employees, supervisors and principal investigators. Email Tom Ladun for details.

Hazardous Waste Management

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 (UF_EHS809A_OLT).  Email Matt Doty for more details.

Hazardous Waste: Building Services

UF_EHS810

Required upon hire and annually thereafter for custodial staff working in UF’s Building Services.  Email Matt Doty for details.

Hazardous Waste: Facilities / Vehicle Maintenance

UF_EHS811

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 Matt Doty for details.

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 department-specific live class.

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 department-specific live class.

Hot Work Awareness Training

UF_EHS815

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 details.
Hot Work Supervisory Training

UF_EHS816

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 details.
Indoor Air Quality Training

UF_EHS817

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 details.

Introduction to BEC Training

Online course
UF_EHS821_OLT

Newly appointed Building Emergency Coordinators gain basic understanding of functions and responsibilities in BEC role. Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.

Lab Safety Actions & Reactions

Online course
UF_EHS862_OLT

Focuses on importance of applying general lab safety rules and regulations in a laboratory. Currently being updated and unavailable.

Ladder Safety Training

UF_EHS818

Recognition of hazards related to ladders including proper use, care in handling and maximum intended load-carrying capacities of ladders.  Call EH&S at 352-392-1591 for department-specific live class.

Laser Safety

Online course UF_EHS833_OLT

The purpose of the Laser Safety Program is to provide guidance for use of regulated lasers and laser systems, and to provide references for those who wish to learn more about the safe use of lasers.
Liquid Nitrogen Training

UF_EHS866_OLT

This course is recommended for anyone using cryogens, specifically the use of liquid nitrogen.

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. Contact Department of Emergency Management for department-specific live class.

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.

Radiation Safety Short Course

Online Course
UF_EHS830

Required for individuals working with radioactive materials and radiation-producing equipment.  Requires on-line assessment for completion certificate.  Email Cathy Sharp for enrollment.

Respiratory Protection: UPD

UF_EHS840

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 details.

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.ufl.edu for a fit test appointment.

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.ufl.edu for a fit test appointment.

Safe Lifting in the Workplace

UF_EHS841

Instruction on how to properly lift heavy objects encountered in various workplace environments.  Covers dangers of back injuries caused by inappropriate lifting techniques.  Email Tom Ladun for department-specific live class.

Shipping and Transport of Biological Materials

Online 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 course. Include your First Name, Last Name  and UFID number.

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 department-specific live class.