Training by Subject

Chemicals, General Laboratory Safety

Required if working in a laboratory containing hazardous chemicals:

  1. Add the Chemical Hygiene & Hazardous Waste track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Chemical Hygiene, Laboratory Safety, and Hazardous Waste Training (first year).
  3. Complete course: Hazardous Waste Refresher (annually, after first year).

Recommended if working in a lab in campus building built before 1980:

  1. Complete course: Asbestos Infomation for Laboratory Users.

Required if handling compressed gases:

  1. Add the Compressed Gas Cylinder track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety


Required if handling cryogen cylinders:

  1. Add the Cryogen Safety track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Cryogen Safety

Required if working in human or veterinary anatomy labs (or related anatomy spaces where formalin preserved tissue is used):

  1. Add the Formaldehyde Safety track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Formaldehyde Safety Initial (first year).
  3. Complete course: Formaldehyde Safety Refresher (annually, after first year).

Recommended for human and veterinary healthcare personnel working with or near hazardous drugs, including chemotherapy agents:

  1. Add the Safe Handling Of Hazardous Drugs track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs.

 

Recommended if working in a laboratory:

  1. Add the Laboratory Security Awareness track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Laboratory Security Awareness.

Required if using sharps (needles, syringes, Pasteur pipettes, microscope slides) in a non-medical/non-biohazard setting:

  1. Add the Non-Medical Sharps Waste Managment track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Non-Medical Sharps Waste Management

Biosafety

Required if working in environments at Biosafety Level 1 or higher:

  1. Add the Biosafety Principles track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Biosafety Principles (first year).
  3. Complete course: Biosafety Refresher (annually, after first year).

MSU EMPLOYEES at risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other human potentially infectious materials:

  1. Add the Bloodborne Pathogen track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Bloodborne Pathogen Initial (first year)
  3. Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher (annually, after first year)

RHS, IPF, and MSU Police employees - check with your supervisor to see if department specific instructor-led training is required.


NON-MSU RESIDENTS at risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other human potentially infectious materials:

  1. Add the Bloodborne Pathogen - NON-MSU Residents & Fellows track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for NON-MSU Residents and Fellows.


UNPAID STUDENTS working around human blood or other human potentially infectious materials:

  1. Complete course: Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness.

Required if operating an autoclave:

  1. Add the Autoclave track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Autoclave Safety (every three years).

Required if routinely shipping of biological materials and/or packages containing dry ice.

  1. Add the Biological Substance Shipping track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Biological Substance Shipping (every two years).

Required for principal investigators involved in Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecule Research:

Required if generating, handling, treating, or disposing of biohazardous waste (including sharps) at MSU:

Animal Handlers

Required for Vet Med students and clinicians. More information on enrolling is at: https://ora.msu.edu/train/programs/avmaplit.html

Required if working with non-human primate materials, such as monkey cell lines or tissues.

 

Required if using or have access to controlled substances:

  1. Add the Controlled Substances track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Controlled Substances Awareness.

Recommended if involved in research with live animals:

Required if generating or handling regulated waste at VMC:

Required for academic students who come into contact with live animals during a course:

Radiation Safety

Required if using radioactive material:

  1. Add the Radiation Safety track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Radiation Safety Initial (first year).
  3. Complete course: Radiation Safety Refresher (annually, after first year).

Required if using Class 3B or Class 4 open beam lasers:

  1. Add the Laser Safety track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Laser Safety training (annually).

Required if working with gas chromatographs (GC) equipped with radioactive electron capture devices (ECD):

  1. Add the Radiation Sealed Source track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Radiation Sealed Source Initial (first year).
  3. Complete course: Radiation Sealed Source Refresher (annually, after first year).

Required if operating x-ray devices or other analytical x-ray generating equipment:

  1. Add the Analytical X-Ray Safety track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Analytical X-Ray Radiation Safety (annually).

Environment

Required if working in areas where you may encounter asbestos:

  1. Add the Asbestos Awareness track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Asbestos Awareness Initial (first year).
  3. Complete course: Asbestos Awareness Refresher (annually, after first year).

To schedule instructor-led initial training, contact Dan Lyons.

Required if involved in maintenance activities that may impact coated surfaces, including paint, primer, varnish, and shellac:

  1. Add the MIOSHA Metals Awareness track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: MIOSHA Metals Awareness Initial (first year).
  3. Complete course: MIOSHA Metals Awareness Refresher (annually, after first year).

 To schedule instructor-led initial training, contact Dan Lyons.

Required if managing petroleum products and chemicals in a non-laboratory setting:

  1. Add the SPCC/PIPP Management track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: SPCC/PIPP Management (annually).

Recommended for personnel whose job duties may impact storm water:

  1. Complete course: Storm Water Protection

Management practices and safety measures to protect water in MSU's Wellhead Protection area:

  1. Course: Well-Head Protection Program

Occupational Safety

Required if using blasting cabinet:

Required if using a personal lift, scissor lift or boom lift, including truck mounted lifts:

  1. Add the Aerial Lift Operator track to your profile.
  2. Complete courses every three years:

Recommended for anyone who lifts as part of their job:

Required if operating an overhead hoist, whether powered or manual:

Required if entering confined spaces:

  1. Complete course: Confined Space Tutorial
  2. Complete course: Confined Space Hands-On (schedule with Kristina Wilson at EHS or on-site authorized trainer)

Required if operating warehouse, rough terrain type fork trucks:

  1. Add the Fork Truck Operator Permit track to your profile.
  2. Complete courses every three years:


Required if authorized to conduct on site fork truck evaluations:

  1. Add the Fork Truck Train-the-Trainer track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Fork Truck Train-the-Trainer (first year)
  3. Complete course: Fork Truck Train-the-Trainer Refresher (every three years)

Required if using powered hand tools.

Required if working around hazardous chemicals in a non-laboratory setting.

Required if receiving annual audiometric testing:

  1. Add the Hearing Conservation track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Hearing Conservation Program (annually)

Required if using a portable ladder:

Required if servicing equipment on which the unexpected release of hazardous energy could cause injury:

Required if operating a machine on which servicing or maintenance is being performed under lock out or tag out:

Required if using a golf cart, utility cart, skid steer, snowmobile:

Required if operating an overhead crane or gantry crane rated 5 tons or more:

  1. Add the Overhead Crane track to your profile.
  2. Complete course: Overhead Crane (first year)
  3. Complete course: Overhead Crane Refresher (annually after first year)

Required if using low-lift:

Required if wearing a respirator of any type. Add the track(s) to your profile. Ensure you are cleared by MSU Occupational Health to wear a respirator (instructions). Contact Lillian Brezzell at EHS to schedule training and fit-tests.

Required if working in hot or cold environments:

Required if using a tractor:

  1. Add the Tractor Operator Permit track to your profile.
  2. Complete courses every three years: