2005 Shipping Regulation Changes:
Significant regulatory changes for shipment of clinical (diagnostic) specimens, biological products and infectious substances become effective January 1, 2005. Check the What’s New section of the EHRS web site, www.ehrs.upenn.edu, for specifics.
Training: Introduction to Laboratory and Biological Safety at Penn will be offered on December 16, 9:15 a.m.-noon, Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall. Bring a Penn ID and arrive at 9 a.m. to sign-in. A Training Certificate will be issued at completion of the entire course. This program provides a comprehensive overview of safe work practices in the biomedical laboratory and meets the OSHA requirements for employees who work with hazardous chemicals and bloodborne pathogens. All faculty, staff and students at Penn who work in a laboratory and have not previously attended a live training presentation must attend this training.
Information about required training programs is available at the Training Requirements section of the EHRS web site www.ehrs.upenn.edu/training/index.html.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 15, December 14, 2004
December 14, 2004
Volume 51 Number 15