Spring 2004 Schedule for EHS Training

Listed below are the scheduled training courses for spring semester. The courses are open to USU faculty, staff and students. Registration is now available on our website, ehs.usu.edu, or by calling 797-2892. Additional training times may be arranged with the EHS Office. Because seating is limited, please register at least three days before the scheduled class date. BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS (INITIAL) This training is OSHA-required for all employees (part and full-time) with occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. The course covers spill clean-up, exposure control plan, common bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment, etc. 2/18/2004 9:00am-11:00am 3/25/2004 1:00pm-3:00pm BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS (REFRESHER) This training is required by OSHA for all employees who took the intital training more than one year ago and are still occupationally exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. 2/18/2004 11:00am-12:00pm 3/25/2004 3:00pm-4:00pm CONFINED SPACES Anyone who enters manholes, tanks, pits, or other confined areas needs to attend this course. The hazards of confined spaces and protective measures needed to enter and work in them will be covered. 2/10/2004 9:00am-12:00pmERGONOMICS/OFFICE SAFETY This training is for anyone who has ergonomics questions. The training will cover basic ergonomic and office safety principles as well as proper work station design. 1/29/2004 9:00am-11:00am HAZARD COMMUNICATION (INITIAL) This training (also known as Chemical Safety for Non-Laboratory Personnel) covers the requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, including material safety data sheets, labeling, developing a written program based on a template and safe handling of chemicals. This is OSHA-required training for all non-laboratory employees handling chemicals. A class for your specific group or department may be arranged and is encouraged. 2/16/2004 9:00am-11:00am HAZARD COMMUNICATION (REFRESHER) This training is for personnel who completed the initial Hazard Communication course more than three years ago. The intent of the course is to provide worksite specific training. It is preferable your employees attend together to allow for greater specificity in the training. 2/16/2004 11:00am-12:00pm LABORATORY SAFETY (INITIAL) This training is *OSHA-required for all chemical laboratory employees and students, including teaching assistants and research assistants. Chemistry and Biology graduate students must take this class in order to graduate. 1/15/2004 9:00am-1:30pm 2/19/2004 12:00pm-4:30pm 3/23/2004 10:00am-3:30pmLABORATORY SAFETY (REFRESHER) This course is required for all employees working in labs who have taken the initial class more than one year ago. A class for your specific lab may be arranged and is encouraged. 1/15/2004 2:00pm-3:00pm 2/20/2004 9:00am-10:00am 3/24/2004 3:00pm-4:00pm LOCKOUT/TAGOUT This OSHA required training is for anyone who works with or on hazardous energy sources. This training will discuss the principles of safely controlling hazardous energy sources. 3/9/2004 10:00am-12:00pm RESPIRATORY PROTECTION (INITIAL) This is OSHA required training for all individuals who need to wear respirators or dust masks in the course of their work. Course covers proper selection, use and maintenance of respirators and cartridges. Respirator fit testing will be done directly after the course. 2/3/2004 9:00am-10:00am 3/9/2004 2:00pm-3:00pm 4/6/2004 9:00am-10:00am RESPIRATORY PROTECTION (REFRESHER) This is OSHA mandated refresher training that must be attended annually by employees wearing respirators. Course reviews selection and use of respirators. Annual fit testing can be done at the conclusion of the course. 2/3/2004 2:00pm-3:00pm 3/9/2004 3:00pm-4:00pm 4/6/2004 2:00pm-3:00pm TRENCHING SAFETY This two hour course is desigend to cover the following: 1-Visually identifying various soil types. 2-Understading OSHA regulations for shoring, sloping, benching and trench boxes. 3-identifying and controlling hazardous atmospheres inside trenches. 4-Locating and working safely around ptentially deadly underground utilities. 3/25/2004 9:00am-11:00am All classes held in East Campus Office Building (ECOB) Room 127