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Requirements for faculty, staff and students to comply with environmental health and safety and occupational health and safety standards
NOTE: An approved CHP and Animal Use Protocol must be in place for access to the ULAR animal facilities.
All faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students working in labs are required by OSHA to take the basic Lab Standard Training. All personnel working in BSL-2 labs are required to take the Biological Safety Training for BSL2. All personnel working with bloodborne pathogens and/or human material (not including fixed tissue) are required to take the Bloodborne Pathogens course. Additional training may be required dependent upon your lab's specific protocols.
* A new required course for all lab personnel is the OSU BEAP Training. It is listed on the EHS training page under Research Safety.
In addition to the required training courses, EHS offers a number of online courses that may be beneficial and pertinent to your research. An example would be Formaldehyde Safety, as this is a hazardous chemical used in many research applications.
All faculty and staff not associated with research labs are required to take the Generic Hazard Communications course. This includes student employees. This is an OHSA requirement.
All EHS courses are listed on the EHS training page which can be accessed at the following link: http://ehs.osu.edu/Training/rbst.aspx
If you have not previously registered an account, you will need to do so prior to taking your first course. A certificate will be available at the successful completion of a course. Certificates should be printed out and placed in the Training Records section of the lab Chemical Hygiene Plan.
This course can be taken online. As an alternative, there is an in-depth 10
hour course offered at the EHS offices on Kinnear Rd. You can register for the
long course by calling EHS at 2-1284. To take the online course go to: http://ehs.osu.edu/Training/rbst.aspx
The course is listed under Research Safety. You will need to register an account before you can proceed to take the course. After successfully completing the course, a printable certificate will be available which should be placed in a
Training Records section of your CHP.
This course is required for all BSL-2 lab personnel. It is listed under Biosafety at the following link: http://ehs.osu.edu/Training/rbst.aspx
This course can also be taken online. To take the online course go to: http://ehs.osu.edu/Training/rbst.aspx
The course is listed under Occupational Health and Safety. You will need to register an account before you can proceed to take the course.
All personnel working with radioactive material are required to take this
training. This is available online at: http://ehs.osu.edu/Training/rst.aspx
Training specific to the isotopes used in your laboratory should be given by the PI on an annual basis. You will need to register an account before you can proceed to take the course.
Training for those working with bloodborne pathogens and/or human material
is available online in the Biosafety section at: http://ehs.osu.edu/Training/rbst.aspx
If you have already taken the Bloodborne Pathogens course, but need a refresher, there is a Bloodborne Pathogens Refresher course available.
OSHA requires that personnel working with bloodborne pathogens be offered the Hepatitis B vaccine. This vaccination may be declined in writing. Contact Employee Health at 293-8146.
If you are listed on an approved animal use protocol there are three requirements that must be met.
Note: ULAR also offers animal handling and techniques classes on an as needed basis. Call 292-5494 for more information.
|Amstein, Paul||Chemical and Waste Pickup||292-1284||amstein [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Bogac, Tina||EHS Biosafety Officer||292-1284||bogac [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Bremer, Cathy||EHS Officer, Veterinary Preventive Medicine||292-8328||bremer [dot] 2 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Chipps, Jason||Operations Manager-ULAR||292-7821/292-9131||chipps [dot] 7 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Fout, Birdell (Bird)||Building Coordinator VMAB and Goss Lab||688-4158||fout [dot] 35 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Hickman-Davis, Judy||Clinical Veterinarian, ULAR||688-4880||hickman-davis [dot] 2 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Highley, Charles (Stan)||Building Coordinator VMC||292-6148||highley [dot] 16 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Hoepf, Toni||EHS Officer, Veterinary Biosciences||4-9516/292-9716||hoepf [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Lewis, Stephanie||Clinical Veterinarian, ULAR||247-7009||lewis [dot] 1318 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Niewiesk, Stefan||College IACUC Representative||688-3605||niewiesk [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Richards, Dorian||EHS Research Safety Officer||292-1284||richards [dot] 13 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Smith, Cecil||Assistant VP, Health Sciences and Institutional Biosafety||292-0220||smith [dot] 143 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|St. Clair, Mike||Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety||292-1284||st-clair [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu|
|Workman, Jeff||Extension Program Asst. Building Coordinator, Sisson Hall||292-9453||workman [dot] 45 [at] osu [dot] edu|