Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Training

The following training programs are required by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Nu-clear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (DEP), for all employees who work with hazardous substances including: chemicals, human blood, blood products, fluids, and human tissue specimens and radioactive materials. They are presented by the Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS). Attendance is required at one or more session, depending upon the employee's potential exposures.

Introduction to Laboratory Safety at Penn (Chemical Hygiene Training): May 6

Laboratory Safety: May 8

Introduction to Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens : May 11

Safety and Bloodborne Pathogens: May 13

Radiation Safety Training: May 13

Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (Clinical setting): May 20

Attendees are requested to bring their PENNCards. Additional programs are offered on a monthly basis during the fall (www.oehs. upenn.edu for dates and times). Information: Bob Leonzio at 898-4453.


Almanac, Vol. 44, No. 31, April 28, 1998

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