This class provides instruction on the method for packaging and shipping Dangerous Goods in compliance with International Air Transport Association (IATA) and United States federal standards.
Specifically covered are Category B Infectious Agents (UN 3373), Genetically Modified Microorganisms (UN 3245), Exempt Human/Animal Specimens, Non-Infectious Animal Specimens (SP A180), and any of the above or non-hazardous substances packaged with Dry Ice (UN 1845).
Refresher training is required every two years.
This portion of the Laboratory Safety Training series must be completed after attending Laboratory Safety Classroom Training and (if necessary) Laboratory Biosafety Training.
Students will perform hands-on laboratory techniques involving researching chemical hazards, use of chemical fume hoods, labeling and management of chemical waste, laboratory assessments, chemical spill response, and (for those that perform biological research) use of a biosafety cabinet.
Laboratory Safety Training is required for all
those who work in or supervise work in laboratories or stockrooms
containing chemical, biological, or radiological hazards. Tenure-track and/or research faculty DO NOT HAVE TO ATTEND the hands-on portion of the course, but must complete the classroom portion.
laboratory safety training sessions will be completed in the EH&S
Safety Training for Academic Research (STAR) laboratory located in the Applied Research Facility.
The University of Nevada, Reno Large Structures Laboratory and the Earthquake Engineering Center offer a combined 18,000 sq. ft for experimental research in large-scale structural systems.
The nature of the hazards presented in these unique environments necessitate specific precautions, awareness, and training. Anyone who wishes to work in the structures laboratory must attend this orientation course prior to commencing to do so.
This training course serves as a supplement to the "Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Laboratory Workers" course. It is specifically intended for personnel who work with human cadavers, remains, or tissues, especially when the cadaver has not been embalmed or the remains or tissues have not been chemically “fixed.”
This guidance is not intended to cover situations where the body, remains, or tissue are known or suspected of containing infectious prions, such as when the deceased person was known or suspected of having a prion disease, to include neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
Formaldehyde training is required for personnel who are exposed to formaldehyde in work places other than research laboratories that utilize hazardous chemicals. Personnel who work in anatomy, histology, and pathology laboratories are required to receive training annually. Personnel who have exposure to formaldehyde only in research laboratories are not required to attend Formaldehyde Training but are required to attend Laboratory Safety Training.
Refresher training is required annually.
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