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