Training Requirements

All trainings are located within the Learning Management System. Report issues to trainings here: 

What Safety Training is Required?

What

Who

Frequency/Regulatory Agency

 

GENERAL LABORATORY SAFETY

Laboratory Safety for Researchers

 

All personnel working in a Laboratory

Initial training is required before work in the lab can occur

Reoccurrence: Every 3 years

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA, UCOP

 

BIOLOGICAL SAFETY

Biosafety

All laboratory personnel working in:

  • BioSafety Level 1
  • Biosafety Level 2 & 3
  • Animal Biosafety Level 1 & 2 facility
  • Individuals listed on active Biological Use Authorization (BUA)

Initial training is required before work in the lab can occur

Reoccurrence: Every 4 years

Regulated by: Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), NIH

Bloodborne Pathogens

 

Those working with human source material (including established or primary cell lines, blood, body fluids, organs, and tissues), or are members of a PI’s laboratory who has BUA approval to work with any human source materials.

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

Safe Shipping for Biohazards/Dry Ice

 

Shipping biological material or shipping on dry ice.

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Every 2 years

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

Medical History Screening Questionnaire

 

Contact with animals or animal tissue

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

Animal Biosafety Level III

 

Working with Risk Group 3 infectious material on animals except birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians.

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: IBC

Herpes B Training

 

For live Macaque Users and those working with Non-Human Primates (NHP) or material(s) from NHP, or share lab space with NHP labs

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: IBC

Q Fever

 

Working with sheep and sheep tissue

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Every 3 years

Regulated by: IBC

 

CHEMICAL SAFETY

Human Carcinogens

 

Working with chemicals known to be carcinogenic in humans (other than formaldehyde)

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

Formaldehyde

 

Working with any quantities of formaldehyde

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

Safe Handling and Use of Pyrophoric Chemicals

 

Working with pyrophoric chemicals

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Every 2 years

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

 

RADIATION SAFETY

Radiation Safety for Radioactive Materials

 

Working with radioactive materials (RAM)

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: NCR and RHB

Radiation Safe Shipper 

 

Instructor-led training for anyone who ships or receives radioactive material

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Every 3 years

Regulated by: DOT and RHB

Radiation Safety for Radiation Machines

 

Working with X-ray machines or similar machines producing ionizing radiations

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: RHB

Radiation Safety for Radioactive Materials & Machines

 

Use of Radioactive Material and Radiation Machines

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Annually

Regulated by: NRC and RHB

Laser Safety

 

Operating a Class 3b or Class 4 laser or laser system

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Determined by LSO

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

 

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

Controlled Substances

 

Working with DEA controlled substances

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: Every 4 years

Regulated by: UCOP

 

CAMPUS ERGONOMICS

Office Ergonomics

 

All personnel working in an office

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: None

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

Laboratory Ergonomics

 

Work involving repetitive motion in the laboratory

Initial training before starting work assignment

Reoccurrence: None

Regulated by: Cal/OSHA

 

FIRE SAFETY

Fire and Life Safety

Use of Fire extinguishers, Emergency Action Plan, etc.

Optional or as assigned by Campus Fire Marshal