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Safety Training Schedules - Morningside

Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) offers monthly safety classroom training sessions as required for laboratory personnel. Individuals who have not yet received the initial training are asked to attend. Lab personnel requiring refresher training have the option of attending a classroom session or going on-line which includes a post-test administered by RASCAL @ https://www.rascal.columbia.edu. Please note unless indicated you do not need to sign up or register for a safety training course.

* Refresher training is available web based via RASCAL@ http://www.rascal.columbia.edu

    Laboratory Safety/Chemical Hygiene/Hazardous Waste/Laboratory Fire Safety Training

    University personnel working with chemicals must attend an initial training session and refresher* training every two years thereafter. University personnel responsible for hazardous chemical waste generation, storage and disposal may alternatively call EH&S at 854-8749 to schedule a customized training session.

    Date 
    Time
    Room 
    November 21, 2014
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Havemeyer 209
    December 19, 2014
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Havemeyer 209
    January 16, 2015
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Havemeyer 209


    Bloodborne Pathogen & Biosafety Training

    Laboratory staff working with microorganisms (including recombinant DNA work) and any unfixed human or animal tissue must attend an initial training session and annual refresher* training thereafter.

    November 21, 2014
    11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Havemeyer 209
    December 19, 2014
    11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Havemeyer 209
    January 16, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Havemeyer 209


    Ergonomics Workshop

    October 22, 2014
    November 19, 2014
    December 17, 2014


    Certificate of Fitness (COF) Holder Training

    No class will be held on October 24, 2014
    Click this link for requirements, application, and study materials

    Every Friday
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Havemeyer 320


    Radiation Safety Training

    Laboratory staff working with radioactive materials or x-ray producing machine must attend an initial training session. Annual refresher* training will be offered.

    October 21, 2014
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    Novemver 18, 2014
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    December 23, 2014
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room


    Formaldehyde Safe Use Training

    Laboratory staff working with formaldehyde must attend an initial training session  Annual refresher training is required and can be attended at Rascal (www.rascal.columbia.edu)

    December 2, 2014
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Havemeyer 328


    Laser Safety Training

    Laboratory staff working with laser must attend an initial training session. Annual refresher* training will be offered.

    December 2, 2014
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Havemeyer 328