Training Checklist for Laboratories and Non-Lab Facilities

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Laboratory Required Training:

Do you use chemicals in your laboratory?

Required Training: Chemical Safety Hazardous Waste
CEHS Contact: Laboratory and Hazardous Waste section
Required Written Program: Chemical Hygiene Plan, Hazardous Waste Management Guide

Do you use human blood, body fluids or tissues?

Required Training: Bloodborne Pathogens
CEHS Contact: Laboratory and Hazardous Waste section
Required Written Program: Exposure Control Plan

Do you use radioisotopes in your laboratory?

Required Training: Radiation Safety
CEHS Contact: Radiation Safety section
Required Written Program: Radiological Operations Handbook

Does your laboratory require the use of respirators?

Required Training: Respirator safety and “Fit Testing”
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Respiratory Protection Program

Are there fire extinguishers in your lab for your use?

Required Training: Portable Fire Extinguisher Safety
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Emergency Action Plans

Non-Laboratory Required Training:

Hazardous chemicals in work area?

Required Training: Hazard Communication
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Hazard Communication Program

Work with hazardous chemicals?

Required Training: Hazard Communication
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Hazard Communication Program

Provide first aid or work with human blood or fluids?

Required Training: Bloodborne Pathogens
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Exposure Control Plan

Hearing protection required?

Required Training: Hearing Protection
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program:  Contact CEHS

Service equipment that could restart unexpected causing injury?

Required Training: Lockout/Tagout Procedures
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Contact CEHS

Entry into confined spaces?

Required Training: Confined Space Entry
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Confined Space Program

Operate industrial trucks (i.e., forklift, bucket truck)?

Required Training: Forklift Operation Safety
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Contact CEHS

Use respirators of any kind?

Required Training: Respiratory Safety and Fit Testing
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Respiratory Protection Program

Does work area have fire extinguishers for your use?

Required Training: Portable Fire Extinguisher Safety
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Emergency Action Plans

Do you perform maintenance or housekeeping work?

Required Training: Asbestos Awareness
CEHS Contact: Occupational Health and Safety section
Required Written Program: Contact CEHS

Do you dispose of chemical waste?

Required Training: Chemical Waste Training
CEHS Contact: Laboratory and Hazardous Waste section
Required Written Program: Chemical Waste Management Guide