The next live training program is: Introduction to Laboratory and Biological Safety at Penn: October 18, 1:15–4 p.m., Class of '62, John Morgan Building.
Please arrive early. Sign-in, 1–1:15 p.m.; no admittance to the course after 1:15 p.m. Penn ID is required. A Certificate of Completion will be granted at the end of the training session.
This combined training program provides a comprehensive overview of safe work practices in the biomedical laboratory and meets the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for employees who work with hazardous substances including chemicals, human blood, blood products, fluids and human tissue specimens. All faculty, staff and students at the University who work in a laboratory and have not previously attended a live training presentation must attend this training.
The Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) develops and presents a variety of required training programs in live presentations or online formats. To determine which training programs you are required to take, review the section "Training Requirements." on the EHRS web site www.ehrs.upenn.edu/training/index.html.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 7, October 12, 2004
October 12, 2004
Volume 51 Number 7