is required for all personnel using radioactive materials or radiation
producing equipment at Penn and affiliated institutions.
For the Radiation
Safety Courses see www.ehrs.upenn.edu/training/onlinetrain.htm
online training programs.
training programs are required by the Occupational Safety &
Health Administration (OSHA) for all employees who work with hazardous
substances including: chemicals, human blood, blood products, fluids,
and human tissue specimens. These programs 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. Attendees are requested to bring their PENN
ID cards to facilitate course sign in.
For more information
on these programs or to request a training program on safety or
health topics for your department, please contact Laura Peller by
calling (215) 898-1944 or by sending e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction to Occupational
Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens: required for all University
employees potentially exposed to human blood or blood products,
human body fluids, and/or human tissue. November 8, 9:30 a.m.,
Auditorium, BRB II/III.
Update: faculty and staff who work with human source materials,
HIV or hepatitis viruses must attend the Laboratory Safety
and Bloodborne Pathogens--Annual Update. November 14, 9:30
a.m., Rm. 252, BRB II/III.
Laboratory Safety and Bloodborne
Pathogens--Annual Update: this program is required annually
for all faculty and staff who work with human source material,
HIV or hepatitis viruses and have previously attended Occupational
Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens. Participation in Laboratory
Safety--Annual Update is not required if this program is attended.
November 15, 9:30 a.m., Auditorium, BRB II/III.
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