Medical Center Annual Safety Training
This Online course reviews important Medical Center safety issues covered in the Management of Environment of Care Manual. Various Multimedia training methods are used to cover important safety topics including: General Safety, Fire and Life Safety, Infectious Disease Transmission, Emergency Preparedness, Medical Equipment, Utility Failures, Hazardous Materials and Wastes, Ergonomics and Safe Lifting Techniques, Hazard Communication, and Workplace Violence and Physical Safety Issues. This class is required for all Medical Center and Campus staff working in the medical center. Access to the online training is available through the Medical Center Learning Center website. Upon completion of the training the participant’s Annual Safety Training compliance requirements will be automatically updated on the university’s learning management system.
HAZMAT for First Receivers
OSHA requires hospitals to provide a minimum of 8 hours of training to staff who are expected to decontaminate victims or handle victims before they are thoroughly decontaminated. Clinicians and non-clinicians from both Medical Center and campus are eligible to take this training. By participating in this training, staff understand that in the event of a major emergency, they may be contacted to provide clinical or other support services, within the scope of their license, skills, and abilities, to UCSF Medical Center patients and/or to emergency recovery activities of UCSF. Preregistration is required and may be done by the UCSF Medical Center Safety Officer, (415) 353-1128.
Specialized Radiation Training
OEH&S can provide specialized radiation safety training for Medical Center professional staff such as nurses, residents and technicians on request from the department. Examples of such training would include working safety around radioactive patients, X-ray producing equipment, gamma irradiators, or radioactive blood samples. Contact Radiation Specialist.