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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
    Location 
    July 24, 2015
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    NWC 501
    August 14, 2015
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    NWC 501
    August 28, 2015
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Havemeyer 309


    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.

    August 14, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    NWC 501
    September 11, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Havemeyer 309
    October 9, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    NWC 501
    November 13, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    NWC 501
    December 11, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    NWC 501


    Ergonomics Workshop

    August 19, 2015
    September 16, 2015
    October 21, 2015
    November 18, 2015
    December 16, 2015


    Certificate of Fitness (COF) Holder Training

    Click this link for requirements, application, and study materials

    Effective 3-12-15, Classes are held weekly as follows:

    At CUMC – COF (C-14) training is offered onsite the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
    At Morningside - COF (C-14) training is offered onsite the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.

    Time
    Location
    CUMC
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Hammer Health Sciences Center 306
    Morningside
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Havemeyer Room 320

    Any group with more than 3 people can schedule a COF (C-14) training by contacting
    fire-life@columbia.edu.


    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.

    July 21, 2015
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    August 18, 2015
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    September 15, 2015
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    October 20, 2015
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    November 17, 2015
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    December 15, 2015
    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)

    Augsut 4, 2015
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    October 6, 2015
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    December 1, 2015
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room


    Laser Safety Training

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

    Augsut 4, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    October 6, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room
    December 1, 2015
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    419 W 119th St, EH&S conf. room