The Department of Environmental and Occupational Safety offers training/information on a variety of topics.
The University System of Georgia Environmental Health and Safety office has provided on-line modules for Hazardous Chemical Right-to-Know training, Hazardous Waste Awareness, and Bloodborne Pathogens. The links to the training courses are listed below.
In the Right-to-Know section, two courses are available: Basic Awareness, which is required for all faculty and staff that may be exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace, and Chemical-Specific, which is required for all faculty and staff who use hazardous chemicals as a supplement to training provided by the immediate supervisor.
In addition, all faculty and staff members who work with hazardous materials and generate hazardous waste should review and understand the Hazardous Waste Awareness Training.
Any faculty or staff who may encounter blood or other potentially infectious materials while performing their job duties should review the Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
Staff members of Environmental and Occupational Safety are also provide training on selected subjects, such as fire safety, building evacuation, fire extinguisher use, etc. If your department or student group is interested in scheduling a training session, please call or e-mail our office.
Environmental and Occupational Safety has a library of videos on topics ranging from Georgia Right-to-Know Rules to Fire Safety to Chemical and Laboratory Safety. These videos can be viewed at any time at the Environmental & Occupational Office. Please visit our video library page to obtain a list all available titles. .