Laboratory Safety Training

Safety Training Matrix for Laboratory Personnel

This document outlines the minimum medical and training requirements for personnel working in a research setting at UC Davis.

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Laboratory Safety Training Classes

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Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Identify the steps you should take if you experience an exposure incident. Course duration estimate: 1 hour eLearning (LMS) More Information
Analytical X-Ray This course is for personnel operating Analytical X-ray equipment only.
Course duration estimate: 45 minutes
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Controlled Substances Controlled federally listed and/or precursor chemicals, and dangerous devices. Course duration estimate: 40 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Cryogen Safety Safety elements regarding the use and handling of cryogens and associated injuries and preventative measures. Course duration estimate: 30 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Guide to Shipping Dry Ice Online UC Davis Guide to Safely Ship Dry Ice via air. Course duration estimate: 30 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Hazard Communication Campus written hazard communication program elements. Course duration estimate: 55 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Hazardous Material Handling and Storage Drum handling, compressed gas cylinders, flammable materials, slings, safe lifting and handling techniques. Course duration estimate: 45 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Hazardous Waste Management and Minimization Training for staff and faculty complies with hazardous waste regulations and reduction practices. Course duration estimate: 1 hour eLearning (LMS) More Information
Hydroprobe Safety Class Radiation safety fundamentals and policies and procedures required for hydroprobe use ILT (instructor-led training) More Information
Hydroprobe Safety Refresher Radiation re-training requirements for hydroprobe use. Course duration estimate: 30 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Lab Safety for Support Personal This course is designed for individuals who may enter a laboratory to provide a support function. Course duration estimate: 45 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Laser Safety (Initial Training) Required for operation of Class 3b or 4 lasers and laser systems. ILT (instructor-led training) More Information
Laser Safety Refresher Training One-hour course covering Class IIIB (moderate) and IV (high-power) lasers and laser systems fundamentals Course duration estimate: 1 hour eLearning (LMS) More Information
NIH Guidelines Training For all Principal Investigators and Co-PIs whose research involves recombinant DNA research. Course duration estimate: 15 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety Familiarize learners with the health implications associated with non-ionizing radiation. Course duration estimate: 1 hour eLearning (LMS) More Information
Preparing for your Laboratory Safety Review Preparing for your Laboratory Safety Review. Course duration estimate: 2 hours ILT (instructor-led training) More Information
Proper Handling of Materials at Biosafety Level 1 Required for research and projects involving microbiological materials, recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid. Course duration estimate: 25 minutes eLearning (LMS)  More Information
Q Fever  Information regarding Q Fever, its transmission, epidemiology and related safety protocols. Course duration estimate: 30 minutes eLearning (LMS)  More Information
Signs and Tags Different accident prevention signs and tags displaying levels of danger and required precautions. Course duration estimate: 30 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
UC Davis Biosafety Level 2 Online Training Required for working with recombinant DNA, infectious agents, and medical waste. Course duration estimate: 1 hour eLearning (LMS) More Information
UC Laboratory Safety Fundamentals Required lab safety fundamentals, chemical safety, general safety. Course duration estimate: 1 hour
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UC Laboratory Safety Refresher  Refresher course for safety fundamentals, chemical safety, and general safety. Course duration estimate: 30 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information
UC Safe Work Practices for Cleanrooms and Shared Spaces All-day seminar offered to clean room managers and EH&S specialists focused on cleanroom gas safety. Course duration estimate: 1 hour eLearning (LMS) More Information 
UC Shop Safety Roles & responsibilities, hazards, controls, and safe work practices. Course duration estimate: 15 minutes eLearning (LMS) More Information