EH&S Training Matrix

University Environmental Health & Safety Training Matrix
Safety Training TopicAudience
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providershealthcare workers who are required to provide basic life support
Blood and Other Human Materials Shipping^ personnel who ship biological materials, but not other dangerous goods; refresher required every two years
Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness* all personnel outside the Bloodborne Pathogen Program who may enter areas where such materials are used
Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Lab Workers^ healthcare workers, lab workers who work with human blood/fluids, cultured cells, unfixed tissue; required annually
Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Non-Lab Workers^ personnel listed in the exposure control plan (includes custodians, police, child care providers, etc); required annually
Dangerous Goods Packaging and Shipping Training personnel who ship dangerous goods; refresher required every two years
Defensive Driving Training personnel who operate state-owned vehicles as part of their job duties; refresher required every four years
Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC) Training^ personnel who work with any select agent designated as "dual use"
Fire Extinguisher Training personnel who have been designated to use fire fighting equipment; required annually
First Aid Training personnel who are required to perform first aid
Formaldehyde Training^ personnel who are assigned to workplaces where there is significant exposure to formaldehyde; required annually
Hantavirus Safety Awareness Training* personnel who are likely to come in contact with carriers of hantavirus
Hazard Communication^ personnel who use, handle, store or are exposed to hazardous materials outside of a laboratory environment
Hazardous Waste Training personnel who generate chemical waste outside of a laboratory environment; required annually
Heartsaver CPR/AED Training personnel who are designated to perform CPR/use AEDs; required every two years
Irradiator User Training personnel who use a gamma irradiator
Laboratory Biosafety Training laboratory personnel who work in labs that use biological materials
Laboratory Safety Awareness Training* non-laboratory support personnel who occasionally enter laboratories
Laboratory Safety Refresher^ personnel who require laboratory safety training; required annually after initial course
Laboratory Safety Classroom Training personnel who work in laboratories or stockrooms containing chemical or biological hazards
Laboratory Safety Hands-On Training personnel who work in laboratories or stockrooms containing chemical or biological hazards
Laboratory Supervisor Safety Responsibilities^ laboratory researchers and safety officers
Laser Safety Training personnel working with Class 3B and Class 4 lasers
Lead Safety Awareness Training^ personnel who have exposure to lead dusts, fumes, mists, and paints
NIH Guidelines Compliance Training^ laboratory personnel who perform techniques using recombinant DNA
Nuclear Gauge Safety Training personnel who work with nuclear gauges
OSHA-10 for General Industry required by NRS 618 for workers in the field of entertainment production
OSHA-30 for General Industry required by NRS 618 for supervisory employees in the field of entertainment production
Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift Operator) Training personnel whose job requires operating a forklift; evaluation required every three years
Prion Research Information and Procedures^ personnel who work with unfixed human tissues (supplement to Bloodborne Pathogens Training)
Radiation Safety Awareness* personnel who occasionally enter spaces where radiation is in use
Radiation Safety Training personnel working with radioactive materials; refresher required annually
Radioactive Material Transportation personnel who transport radioactive materials to their field locations by public roads
Respiratory Protection Training personnel required by job function to wear a respirator; required (along with fit test) annually
Select Agent Training laboratory personnel who work with select agents
Silica Dust Hazard Awareness Training^ personnel who have exposure to silica dust
X-Ray Safety Training personnel who work with or near x-ray devices

*indicates EH&S provided training topics that are not mandatory

^indicates EH&S provided training topics that are available online