The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) offers many safety related training’s, covering chemical, biological, and radioactive materials. Emergency preparedness training, such as Active Threat Response and CPR training are regularly offered through the UW Police Department. Many vendors provide excellent online training at no cost as well.
The Principle Investigator for each lab is responsible for ensuring safety training on lab specific hazards is provided. While the training may be accomplished online or through a lab manager, post-doc, or qualified grad student, it is the PI’s responsibility to ensure that all training is completed and documented before exposure to lab specific hazards.
College of Engineering Intro to Research Safety Training: This is an introductory safety course for students in the College of Engineering who will be doing research in COE research laboratories.
CoE Electrical Safety Training: Recommended for all lab researchers in the College of Engineering.
CoE Battery Safety and Disposal Training: Recommended for all lab researchers in the College of Engineering.
Chemical Safety Training with EHS
BioSafety Training with EHS
Radiation and Laser Safety Training with EHS
Fire Extinguisher Training: In-person training outlining the most common types of extinguishers, selection of proper fire extinguisher and proper fire extinguisher usage. Includes live-fire hands-on demonstration.
July 16 – 1:00PM-2:00PM
August 20 – 1:00PM-2:00PM
October 15 – 1:00PM-2:00PM
Held near the Fountain across from Engineering Hall
Gas Cylinder Management (offered through Airgas, requires sign-in)
Hazards of Industrial Gases
Safe Storage and Handling of Compressed Gases
Regulator Change Out
Cryogenic Liquid Cylinders Training
The CoE Safety Office can assist in creating lab or topic specific training as needed.
First Aid/CPR/AED certification classes
Summer 2020 Dates: TBD
CPR/AED Training ($55):
6/18/20 – 12:30-4:30PM
7/14/20 – 1:00-5:00PM
Sign-up at: UWPD Safety and Security Training
UWPD Active Threat Response Training:
Online at UWPD Safety and Security Training