flag redOHS100 course to remain

  • Due to the demand, the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) OHS_OHS100 course will not be retired/removed. It will be closed on November 30th for updating, but it will reopen on December 1st.

Pre-requisite: None

Who is Required to Take This Course?
If you are a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employee with the potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens in your workplace environment, you must complete this initial training course.  Each year there will be an annual update course that will be required.

flag_redNOTE: For 2016, if you have already taken BIO 300, you must successfully complete the BIO 316 Bloodborne Pathogens Update course. BIO 300 will NOT be accepted as the annual update.

NOTE: If you are a School of Nursing student, please contact the School of Nursing to get the correct training location.

This online courses is required if you work in a laboratory that uses BSL1 or BSL2 containment, practices or procedures.

When working with hazardous materials, there are times you may need to work inside some type of ventilation hood or cabinet, but do you know which one?

This training is required for anyone that will be conducting work and/or research that requires a Biosafety Cabinet, Fume Hood, or Clean Air Station.

Pre-requisite: None

Who is required to take this course?
Principal investigators who are involved in research involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules must be able to apply the responsibilities set forth for them by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Office of Biotechnology Activities (OBA).

This course is designed for Principal Investigators (PIs) and their staff who are involved in research involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules.

Course Name: Bloodborne Pathogens Annual Update
Course ID: 
OHS_BIO316

NOTE:
 flag redThe Bloodborne Pathogens Annual Update training on this site is for students, staff, and faculty only.

red flag iconIf you are a School of Nursing student, please contact the School of Nursing to get the correct training location.

Pre-requisite: BIO300 Bloodborne Pathogens

Only those who have taken BIO300 Bloodborne Pathogens Initial Training are eligible to take this course.

This online course is required for all personnel working in laboratories. Annual repeat as a refresher is recommended.

Who is Required to Take This Course?
This is an online course and is required if you and/or your staff will be using controlled substances in research, teaching, and/or veterinary care at UAB.

Who is Required to Take This Course?
This is an online course and is required for any Principal Investigator (PI) that will be applying for a Controlled Substance Use Authorization (CSUA) Number. Only PI’s are allowed to apply for a CSUA Number. This course will show you how to apply for a CSUA, how to maintain it, and the responsibility of everyone involved.

Who is Required to Take This Course?
This course is required for anyone that works with pyrophoric chemicals at UAB. This training applies to all laboratories – both clinical and research. You will receive credit for this course upon successful completing of the assessment. The ultimate goal of this training is to advise the campus community how to use, store, and dispose of pyrophoric/water reactive chemicals in a manner that will minimize risks to personnel, facilities, and/or environment.

This training is required every 2 years.

The Nanotechnology Awareness (OHS_HS239) course is now online.

This, and HS240: Working Safely with Nanotechnology, are both required for all personnel working in laboratories engaging in research that involves the manipulations of engineered (not naturally occurring) nanomaterials.

The Working Safely with Nanotechnology (OHS_HS240) course is now online.

This, and HS239: Nanotechnology Awareness, are both required for all personnel working in laboratories engaging in research that involves the manipulations of engineered (not naturally occurring) nanomaterials.

In response to many requests, the Department of Occupational Health and Safety has developed a Laboratory Safety Workshop.

It is designed to offer principal investigators, laboratory managers, supervisors and science educators an in-depth review of laboratory safety practices, UAB policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, as well as legal and liability issues. In depth discussions and demonstrations are offered on Biosafety, Chemical Safety, Hazardous Materials, Waste, and General Safety. A catered lunch will be provided.

This online course is strongly recommended for anyone working with or around hazardous materials or objects. It is designed to teach employees how to protect themselves when working with or around hazardous materials, or objects, in the workplace by wearing or using the right personal protective equipment needed for the job. The course also covers what you should and shouldn’t wear to work – no shorts, open-toed or heeled shoes, etc.