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Basic Laser Safety

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

This half-hour online course is designed to provide awareness of the fundamentals of Class 3B (moderate) and 4 (high-power) lasers or laser systems. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable ANSI regulatory requirements. Learner objectives include what a laser is and how a laser works, types and classes of lasers, non-beam laser hazards, biological effects of a laser on the human body, and identification of control measures.

Additional opportunities, including in-person laboratory-specific training, is available by contacting Environmental Health & Safety at 541-346-3192.

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Internet Course Skillsoft Skillport Unlimited Registration
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Biosafety Level 2 Training

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

This course is recommended for lab members working in Biosafety Level 2 environments, including those handling human cell lines. Topics include standard microbiological practices, use of a biosafety cabinet, waste disposal, emergency and exposure procedures, lab safety & security, and shipping considerations.

Additional Information:

Class size is limited. If you register for this course and are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation.

If you plant to attend a class, please register via Making Tracks; the class will be canceled if there are no registered attendees.

Be sure to arrive on time for the class. Late arrivals will be asked to sign up for the next scheduled time.

Do not attend this class if you are ill. Please cancel your registration and register for another time.

Parking: We highly recommend you walk from your department, ride your bike, or take the bus/EMX to the training. Parking in the lot by 1715 Franklin is very limited. If you must park and have a UO permit, parking spaces may be available in lot 37 (Columbia Garage; paid parking is available here also) or the lots by Parking & Transportation near Franklin Blvd. and Walnut St.

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Aug 17, 2017 1 hr Hallie Hoskins Franklin Building Room 271 34 open Closed
Oct 3, 2017 30 mins Hallie Hoskins 1715 Franklin Building, room 271 40 open Registration
Feb 8, 2018 1 hr Hallie Hoskins 1715 Franklin Bldg, room 271 40 open Registration
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Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

This training is required for all UO employees with a risk of exposure to human blood or bodily fluids in the course of their jobs.  A more complete list of applicable employees can be found in the Exposure Determination table of the UO Exposure Control Plan.  This training must be provided to employees within 10 working days of job assignment and at least annually thereafter.  (Applicable regulations: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 and OAR 437, Division 2, Subdivision Z.)

Prerequisite:

The individual will be offered Hepatitis B vaccination at no cost, as required by law.  If the employee accepts vaccination, a departmental index number must be provided.  The total cost of the vaccine series is approximately $165 at the University Health Center.

Additional Information:

More information on the UO Bloodborne Pathogens Program can be found at: http://ehs.uoregon.edu/bloodborne-pathogens

Class size is limited.  If you register for this course and are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation.

If you plan to attend a class, please register via Making Tracks; the class will be canceled if there are no registered attendees.

Be sure to arrive on time for the class.  Late arrivals will be asked to sign up for the next scheduled time.

Do not attend this class if you are ill.  Please cancel your registration and register for another time.

Parking:  We would highly recommend you walk from your department, ride your bike, or take the bus/EMX to the training.  Parking in the lot by 1715 Franklin is very limited.  If you must park and have a UO permit, parking spaces may be available in lot 37 (Columbia Garage, paid parking is available here also) or the lots by Parking and Transportation near Franklin Blvd and Walnut Street.

Questions may be directed to Hallie Hoskins, Biosafety Officer, at hallieh@uoregon.edu

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Aug 29, 2017 45 mins Luke Sitts 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 36 open Registration
Sep 12, 2017 45 mins Luke Sitts 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 39 open Registration
Oct 3, 2017 30 mins Luke Sitts 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 38 open Registration
Oct 4, 2017 30 mins Luke Sitts 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 39 open Registration
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Hazardous Waste Generator

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

This training is required for all UO employees, lab personnel, and affiliates that produce, handle, collect, or submit hazardous waste for disposal.  Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment.  Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gasses, or sludge.  They can be discarded commercial products like cleaning fluids or pesticides, or the by-products of manufacturing processes.

Prerequisite:

This class must be taken within 6 months of first producing, handling, or collecting hazardous waste.

Additional Information:

More information on the UO Hazardous Waste Program can be found at: http://ehs.uoregon.edu/hazardous-waste

Class size is limited.  IF you register for this course and are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation.  If you plan to attend a class, please register via Making Tracks; the class may be canceled if there are no registered attendees.

Be sure to arrive on time for the class.  Do not attend this class if you are ill.  Please cancel your registration and register for another time.

Parking:  We would highly recommend walking from your department, riding your bike, or taking the bus/EmX to the training.  Parking in the lot by 1715 Franklin Blvd. is limited.  If you must park and have a UO permit, parking spaces may be available in lot 37 (Columbia Garage, paid parking is available here also) or the lots by Parking and Transportation near Franklin Blvd. and Walnut Street.

Questions may be directed to Matthew Hendrickson, Chemical Safety Officer, at 6-9299 or mhendric@uoregon.edu

 

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Oct 3, 2017 45 mins Matt Hendrickson 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 34 open Registration
Oct 4, 2017 45 mins Matt Hendrickson 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 36 open Registration
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Lab Safety in Academic and Teaching Labs

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

This training is required for all UO lab employees and personnel under Oregon OSHA Lab Safety Standard and meets regulatory requirements including:

* Hazard Identification

* Chemical Hygiene Plan

* Information and training for lab personnel

* Exposure Monitoring

* Medical consultation and examinations

Prerequisite:

This class must be taken on paid assignment to any area that contains lab hazards.

Additional Information:

More information on the UO lab safety program can be found at: http://ehs.uoregon.edu/ChemicalHygiene

Or:

http://ehs.uoregon.edu/LaboratorySafetyTraining

Class size is limited.  If you register for this course and are unable to attend, please cancel your reservation. If you plan to attend a class, please register via Making Tracks; the class will be canceled if there are no registered attendees.

Be sure to arrive early for class.  Do not attend the class if you are ill.  Please cancel your registration and register for another time.

Parking:  We would highly recommend you walk from your department, ride your bike, or take the bus/EmX to training. Parking in the lot by 1715 Franklin Blvd. is very limited.  If you must park and have a UO permit, parking spaces may be available in lot 37 (Columbia Garage, paid parking is available here also) or the lots by Parking and Transportation near Franklin Blvd. and Walnut Street.

Question may be directed to Matthew Hendrickson, Chemical Safety Officer at 6-9299 or mhendric@uoregon.edu

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Oct 3, 2017 1 hr Matt Hendrickson 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 36 open Registration
Oct 4, 2017 1 hr Matt Hendrickson 1715 Franklin Blvd Rm 271 38 open Registration
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Oregon Ready - Business Continuity Training

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: Safety and Risk Services
Description:

Learn the basics of the new business continuity planning tool "Oregon Ready."  This session will focus on identifying your department's critical functions, and how to ensure those functions will proceed during a business disruption.  Please bring your own laptop for this hands-on training.

Additional Information:

Limited parking for UO staff permits.

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Aug 22, 2017 1 hr and 30 mins Becca Puleo, Emergency Management Specialist 1715 Franklin Blvd, Room 271 -1 (wait list) Wait List
Sep 22, 2017 1 hr and 30 mins Becca Puleo, Emergency Management Specialist 1715 Franklin, Room 271 9 open Registration
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Radiation Safety Refresher

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

Refresher training is required for radiation workers and authorized users every three years. Course content is presented on-line using a Skillsoft package. Completion is tracked electronically and tied to a user's DuckID identification.

Procedures and requirements specific to the University of Oregon must also be reviewed, and are found in the Radiation Safety Manual.

Prerequisite:

Basic Radiation Safety

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Internet Course 30 minutes Skillsoft on-line Unlimited Registration
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Respirator Training

Category: Safety and Risk Services Department: SRS - Environmental Health and Safety
Description:

The purpose of this training is to improve the level of protection provided to employees who use respirators to protect themselves from respiratory hazards.  Respirators will be used in situations where engineering and administrative controls cannot be feasibly implemented and in some cases where an employee chooses to use a respirator even when one is not required.  Additionally, this training will ensure that the University is in compliance with Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OR-OSHA) rule 1910.139 for employee respiratory protection.

The length of the class is 90 minutes.  This includes a 20 minute video, medical questionnaire, quiz and fit test.

Prerequisite:

A clean-shaven face is required for this course.

Faculty and staff are required to have an index number prior to purchase of equipment. Students are required to bring a check to pay for their equipment.  Total cost of mask and cartridge range from $25.00-$45.00.

Additional Information:

For more information about Environmental Health & Safety's Respiratory Protection Program, please go to http://ehs.uoregon.edu/respiratory-protection-policy.

Class size is limited.  If you register for this course and are unable to attend please cancel your registration. Classes may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met.

Sometimes we have last minute openings in these classes.  If your name is on the wait list we suggest you show up for the class.  We will then check our final enrollment numbers to see if we can accommodate you. 

Be sure to arrive on time for the class. Late arrivals will be asked to sign up for the next scheduled class. 

Do not attend this class if you are ill.  Please cancel your registration and register for another time.

For more information about this class contact Jeremy Chambers in Environmental Health & Safety at 541-346-2865.

 

$ Session Dates Length Instructor Location Seats Free  
Sep 12, 2017 1 hr and 30 mins Jeremy Chambers Onyx Bridge room 72 6 open Registration