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Non-Laboratory Safety Training Checklist

This checklist will assist supervisors and employees with determining which, if any, mandatory training may be required for specific job functions.

ACTIVITY

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED TRAINING FREQUENCY*

APPLICABLE POLICIES OR REGULATORY STANDARDS

Do you work in an area with hazards that require the use of personal protective equipment?

Personal Protective Equipment

Once, then as needed

 

Have you been assigned a respirator or dust mask or are you exposed to airborne hazards (dusts, mists, fumes, vapors) that require the use of a respirator or dust mask?

Respiratory Protection & Fit Testing

(A pre-training medical evaluation is required for faculty/staff and student employees.)

Annual

Do you wear a dust mask voluntarily for comfort reasons only?

Voluntary Use of Dust Masks

Once, then as needed

 

Do you use pesticides, chemicals, cleaners or solvents?

  1. Personal Protective Equipment

  2. Hazard Communication


  3. Respiratory Protection & Fit Testing (possibly--consult with EHS)
  1. Once, then as needed 

  2. Once by December 2013, then as needed 

  3. Annual

Do you work with or around pesticides in an agricultural setting?

  1. EPA Worker Protection Standard for Pesticide Handlers

  2. EPA Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Workers

  1. Every 5 years


  2. Every 5 years

Are animals present or handled in a barn or other agricultural setting?

Biological Considerations in Farm Animal Research and Production

Once, then as needed


 

Does your work potentially expose you to human blood or body fluids?

Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens Retraining

Initial, then annual retraining

Annual

     Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan

Do you work in an area that exposes you to noise levels above OSHA limits?

Hearing Conservation and Audiometric Testing (consult with EHS)

Annual

Do you work with electricity, machinery, or equipment?

  1. Lockout/Tagout

  2. Electrical Safety (non-Qualified)

  3. Electrical Safety (Qualified)
  1. Once, then as needed

  2. Once, then as needed

  3. Every 3 years

Do you enter confined spaces such as manholes, vaults, pits, silos, etc?

Confined Space Entry

Every 2 years

Are you involved in excavation operations where mechanized equipment is used?

Excavation Awareness

Once, then as needed

Do you use ladders or scaffolds, or work on roofs or other elevated surfaces?

Fall Protection Awareness

Once, then as needed

Do you operate a forklift or other powered industrial vehicle?

Fork Lift Safety

Once, then as needed

Do you conduct painting, renovation and/or demolition work in buildings?

Lead Paint Awareness

Once, then as needed

Do you clean, renovate/demolish or perform maintenance in buildings?

Asbestos Awareness

Annual

Does your work involve repetitive motion, overexertion, or awkward postures in an office setting ?

Office Ergonomics Training

Click here to request an Ergonomic Evaluation

As needed, or upon request

 

Does your work involve repetitive motion, overexertion, or awkward postures in a non-office setting?

Do you lift heavy objects or do you frequently lift or bend?

1. Back Safety and Injury Prevention
--Custodial Workers

2. Back Safety and Injury Prevention
--Tradeworkers

Click here to request an Ergonomic Evaluation

  1. As needed, or upon request

  2. As needed, or upon request

 

* More frequent training may be required whenever there are changes in employee job functions, equipment, or processes. Consult the applicable University Policies for more information.

Please check training schedules for more information, or contact Environmental Health and Safety at 486-3613 for assistance.

Check the Laboratory Safety Training Check List for training requirements in a laboratory setting.

EHS policies and other information are available from our EHS Home Page