The following training programs are required by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (PADEP) for all employees who work with hazardous substances including: chemicals, lasers, human blood, blood products, fluids, human tissue or ship dangerous goods, All training courses are presented by the staff of the Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS). Attendance is required at one or more sessions, depending upon the employee's potential exposures. Complete Penn Profiler to determine which training courses you are required to take. Course pre-registration is strongly encouraged. This will allow EHRS to provide you with training certificates at the end of the training program.
This program is now available online. Completion of the program is required annually for all laboratory faculty and staff who work with human source material, HIV, or Hepatitis viruses and have previously attended "Introduction to Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens."
This program is now available online. It is required periodically for all laboratory faculty and staff who have previously attended "Introduction to Laboratory Safety at Penn, (Chemical Hygiene Training)."
This program is now available online. It is intended for faculty and staff with direct patient contact, or those who handle clinical specimens, and administrators who routinely work in a clinical environment.
This program is now available online. It is intended for Dental School faculty and staff with direct patient contact, or those who handle clinical specimens, and administrators who routinely work in a dental environment.
All training for radiation workers is online. Training can be completed on our website. If you have any questions, please call EHRS at 898-4453