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BASIC or OFFICE is REQUIRED!  see also Updates (2004-2017)
Some training is transferable from main campus.
Awareness, common sense,  & not sleep deprived are 90% of safety.


seastar  After doing BASIC or OFFICE then do the corresponding labtrain.pdf  or offtrain.pdf
- required record to be filed in the lab safety binder for your lab/area.
- Your lab/area safety officer will do this training with you.


seastar  ANIMAL TRAINING - required before all fish & amphibian work
      STARS: Animal Care and Use Program (VSC-PROG-0001)
      and: May 14th 2013 video by Stephanie Jensen on Fish and Frogs


Why is safety training so boring? There are huge constraints on what MUST be covered in a training module. These standards are set by federal, state and local agencies. We don't have the option of skipping them.

Additional Training:

Chemical Safety Officers: you are responsible for in lab training, waste management, chemical inventory, quarterly inspections, yearly update topics

Animal Safety Officer: you are responsible for caring or ensuring care of animals used in your lab, If vertebrates, then there is a lot of paper work involved too

BACK SAFETY - learn to lift the right way and avoid a life of back pain

BIOHAZARDS - required of all people doing work with media for bacteria, viruses, etc.

CENTRIFUGE - not required, but look over to be sure you are being safe

CONFOCAL- training required before use, see Chris Lowe

CRYOGENS - training required for all new users, online

DIVING & BOATING - - training required before use, see Freya, x56245

ERGONOMICS - training required of all supervisors, STARS EHS-3400

RADIATION - there are NO active rad licenses currently at Hopkins

SHOP - training required before use, see John, x56231

UPDATES [2004-2018] - every year we go over the problems of the year and discuss as a community remedies

Easy access web based training from Stanford's EH&S through STARS:

Animal Care and Use Program: VSC-PROG-0001

Bloodborne Pathogens : EHS-PROG-1600 Biosafety : EHS-1500
- required for bacteria work

Chemical Safety for Laboratories : EHS-1900
- general laboratory work

Compressed Gas Safety : EHS-2200
- if you have compressed gas in your area, take this one too.

DOT: Shipping Biological Goods or Dry Ice : EHS-PROG-2700
- required by Feds if you want to prepare shipments using dry ice
- or have Barbara Compton do this for you

Ergonomics- Computer Workstation : EHS-3400
- also on this site. Chris can do an ergo eval of your desk area in a few minutes

Excepted Quantities : EHS-PROG-2650
- if you want to ship sample in 70% ethanol
- or have Chris do this for you

General Safety, Injury Prevention (IIPP), and Emergency Preparedness : EHS-4200
- simlar to the BASIC training on this site

Laser Safety Training : EHS-4820
- VERY long course. only required for class 3b and above

Life Sciences Research Laboratory Safety Training : EHS-4875
- introduction to safety in Biology

Supervisor Health and Safety Responsibilities : EHS-5400