EH&S Training Matrix

University Environmental Health & Safety Training Matrix
Safety Training TopicAudience
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers healthcare workers who are required to provide basic life support
Biological Materials Shipping personnel who ship biological materials (or dry ice); 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
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 agent designated as "dual use" by the National Institutes of Health
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