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.
NOTE: For 2015, if you have already taken BIO 300, you must successfully complete the BIO 315 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 course helps users understand the difference between the types of ventilation equipment, their uses, restrictions, protections, as well as how to protect the health and safety of the user. Strongly recommended for those who use a biosafety cabinet, fume hood, or clean air station.
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.
If 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 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.
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.
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.